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Graphic Design

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Graphic Design
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Design your future, influence the world

As a Graphic Design major at DePaul, you will learn to communicate visually by studying foundational, conceptual, creative and technical graphic design principles and then applying them to illustrate real world ideas. Graphic design majors create advertisements, execute interactive and web designs, animate, and create content for social media and film title design.

DePaul’s cutting edge facilities include a graphic design lab for print-based and introductory learning; Mac and PC computer facilities, as well as an interactive design lab; and gallery and critique spaces for displaying student work—both for private class-based reviews and public exhibition.

The College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) is located in downtown Chicago, in the heart of the city’s technology and business districts, providing you many opportunities to work professionally with leading companies in graphic design. Many CDM faculty members are working professionals, allowing you to learn first-hand from leaders in the industry.

Classes

Coursework

  • Animation
  • Digital Illustration and Photography
  • Drawing
  • Motion Graphics
  • Production Design
  • Semiotics and Visual Design
  • Typography

Career Options

Common Career Areas

  • Advertising
  • Art design
  • Book and Web design
  • Motion graphics
  • Photography
  • Title design (in cinema, games, interactive media and television)
  • Visual design
More career info

85%

of Graphic Design graduates were employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment after graduation.


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