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Graphic and Media Design, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New York City, NY, United States
The Graphic and Media Design program at Alfred State College SUNY College of Technology provides graduates with expertise in graphic design for screen-based and print media. The program focuses on developing the contemporary problem-solving and design skills needed to apply principles of design, drawing, and visual communication. 
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Overview

The program focuses on developing the contemporary problem-solving and design skills needed to apply principles of design, drawing, and visual communication. An awareness of design history is combined with the latest topics in graphic and media design to provide an informed student aimed at innovation in the field.

The Graphic and Media Design (GMD) program at Alfred State College SUNY College of Technology is different from other graphic design programs. It is designed to meet the current needs for design in a time-based and screen-filled world. 

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate proficiency and flexibility with technology associated with graphic and media design.
  • Demonstrate use of a professional design process to conceptualize and create a finished design project.
  • Analyze their own work, as well as others through critiques, presentations, and other activities.
  • Employ critical thinking to complete problem-solving activities.

Career

  • Graphic design
  • Media design
  • Fine art
  • Video and audio production
  • Marketing
  • Communication
  • Education

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Freshman Seminar
  • Intro to Visual Communication
  • Freshman Composition
  • Art History
  • Survey of Design
  • 3D Design/Color
  • Literature Elective
  • Math Elective
  • Digital Photography
  • Typography
  • Social Science Elective
  • Natural Science Elective

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Required: Algebra, Geometry, SAT and/or ACT scores with a recommended combined reading/writing and math SAT score of 1080 or a composite ACT score of 21.
  • Recommended: Algebra 2

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16650 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16650 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6870 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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