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Graphic Communication, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Waukesha, WI, United States
The Graphic Communication from Carroll University you’ll learn about the principles of design, color theory, typography, digital video, photography, 3-d design and multimedia production. 
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You’ll gain a thorough understanding of graphic communication theory and the digital tools needed to create effective design, whether in print or digital media. In addition to working with state-of-the-art software and hardware to create print, web, video and cutting-edge digital projects, you’ll take courses in marketing, communications, computer science and art.

Through additional course offerings from the art and business departments, you’ll develop your creative skills and learn about marketing as well. And our connections with the local professional design community mean numerous internships are available, where you’ll gain real-world experiences and networking opportunities. 

The Graphic Communication from Carroll University culminates with a capstone project where you’ll work alongside professional clients to develop actual marketing pieces. The project is customized to fit your particular abilities and interests. You’ll create professional-quality work and finish with a portfolio ready for your first job interviews.


College is a big investment in a bright future. Learn more about the industries and careers our majors pursue, and the workplaces and experiences of the alumni from our program.

The majors pursue careers in:

  • Graphic design
  • Advertising
  • Motion graphic production
  • Animation
  • Multimedia production
  • Marketing
  • Web design
  • Magazine design
  • 3D/4D design 
  • Education

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Students are encouraged to file an application for admission for the first semester (fall) before March 15.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Drawing and Composition
  • Beginning Design 2D and 3D
  • Communication Technology
  • Digital Toolbox - Photoshop/ Illustrator
  • Color and Typography
  • History of Graphic Design
  • Digital Design Studio
  • 3-D Digital Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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:


    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.

General Requirements

  • Completed Online Application
  • English Proficiency Scores
  • Transcripts in Local Language
  • English Translations of Transcripts and Syllabi
  • Passport copy
  • Proof of Financial Support and Recent Bank Statement with one year of expenses and fees

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Waukesha

  • 1283 - 2130 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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