B.A. On Campus

Graphic Design and Advertising

Abilene Christian University

48 months
37800 USD/year
37800 USD/year
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Graphic Design and Advertising from Abilene Christian University helps you find your (visual) identity and  brings multiple exciting disciplines together. 


Graphic Design and Advertising from Abilene Christian University focuses on this blending of art and technology and the possibilities this innovative combination creates.

Housed in the Art and Design Department, and in collaboration with Journalism and Mass Communication, the Bachelor of Arts in graphic design and the Bachelor of Arts in advertising blend art and design training with preparation in advertising and mass communication principles. A B.A. in graphic design and advertising from ACU will make you a marketable candidate for positions such as creative director, animator, production designer and much more.

After earning a B.A. graphic design or B.A. advertising, you will leave ACU armed with knowledge, skills and a professional portfolio that will help you find a career as a designer in a variety of industries, including advertising, publishing, media and eCommerce. The bachelor’s degree in graphic design and the bachelor’s degree in advertising will open doors to an exciting, creative career.


  • Production Designer
  • Animator
  • Advertising Art Director
  • Multimedia Artist
  • Industrial Designer
  • Creative Director
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Printmaker
  • Illustrator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic Drawing
  • Identity & Brand Design
  • Interactive Design
  • Advertising Creativity and Copywriting
  • Two-Dimensional Design 
  • Three-Dimensional Design 
  • Figure Drawing 
  • Painting 
  • Plein Air Painting 
  • Typography 
  • Media Maker 
  • Principles of Advertising 
  • Communication Law
  • Ad/PR Campaigns 
  • Digital Art Photography 
  • Broadcast Production 
  • Web Publishing 
  • Advanced Video Production

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


128 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an Application for Admission. There is a $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Send your official high school and/or college transcript(s) 
  • Standardized Test Scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37800 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37800 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Abilene

932 - 1728 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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