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Graphic Communication

Black Hills State University

48 months
Duration
9723 USD/year
11742 USD/year
8672 USD/year
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About

Students of the Graphic Communication program from Black Hills State University will explore visual-design, photographic image-making, written, broadcast and web-based multi-media processes using the most advanced computer-software, technologies and equipment in upgraded facilities. 

Overview

Students enjoy a high level of career placement upon graduation due to the high demand for knowledgeable and highly skilled professionals in the viable and growing Mass Communication job market.

  • Gain real-life experiences by taking up an internship.
  • Join a campus organization: Campus organizations help majors and minors get extracurricular experience in their fields of study and network with other students.
  • Get a certificate in journalism, photography, or social media.
  • A minor/emphasis is required: Minor in integrated media, sports media, public relations, science communication, photography, or graphic communication.
The Graphic Communication program from Black Hills State University has classes ranging from graphic design and computer publishing to web publishing, media law, and digital imaging, providing students with a wide variety of skills.Graphic Communications students are well prepared for the exciting and dynamic world of graphic design and computer publishing.

The Graphic Communication program at BHSU offers:

State of the art computer design and imaging labs.Innovative and creative instructorsInternship opportunities throughout the areaStudent organizations where you can enhance your graphic design skills

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mass Communications 
  • Graphic Communication
  • Basic Newswriting
  • Intermediate Desktop Publishing
  • Basic Photography
  • Computer Production & Imaging
  • Web Design
  • Advanced Desktop Publishing
  • Media Law
  • Mass Media Issues
  • Integrated News Lab 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.6

Other requirements

General requirements

Complete the following high school courses with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0:

  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of math (algebra or higher level)
  • 3 years of laboratory science
  • 3 years of social science
  • 1 year of fine arts

Students must meet one of the following admissions requirements:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.6
  • Minimum composite ACT of 18 (SAT score of 970 or above)
  • Rank in the top 60% of high school class

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9723 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9723 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    11742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11742 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8672 USD per year during 48 months.

WY, CO, MT, ND, NE, IA Residents (In-State Tuition): $ 8,672

Living costs for Spearfish

1144 - 1990 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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