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Graphic Design, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, WI,
Within the Parkside Art Department, you take courses both in studio art and courses specific to the graphic design discipline, such as typography and layout.Contemporary graphic design is a multi-faceted activity where students select from a broad range of courses from the rich history of traditional print media and package design to the modern era of web design, digital art, and video.

About

As a graphic designer, you create the face of businesses, media, advertising, and endless other fields that rely on their artistic talents. It's important work. As a graphic design major, you gain highly valuable skills and develop strategies for creative problem solving that relate to the numerous specialized fields of graphic design and beyond. At Parkside, you have ample opportunities to work with real clients in a classroom setting while learning real-world experiences with the guidance of faculty.

In addition to course curriculum, students in the major have ample opportunities to work with real clients in a classroom setting simultaneously learning real-world experiences with the guidance of Parkside instructors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundation Studio and Graphic Design Courses 
  • Foundation Art History Courses
  • Developmental Drawing 
  • Two Dimensional Experience 
  • Three Dimensional Experience 
  • Graphic Design Experience 
  • Additional Art History or related coursework
  • Professional Practice 
  • Upper Division Elective

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Complete the UW System Online Application.
  • Submit application fee.
  • Submit official high school transcript, GED scores, or HSED.
  • Submit official transcripts from any colleges and/or universities ever attended.
  • Submit ACT or SAT scores if under 21 years of age on September 1 year of enrollment.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15356 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15356 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15356 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15356 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7389 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7389 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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