Chair, Department of Art and Design
Associate Professor of Graphic Design
Caretaker's Cottage, 1st Floor
We'll help you prepare to become a leader in the visual communications industry and beyond.
From start to finish, you will experience real-world design opportunities from visual identity branding to web design. You will learn how to create visual communication solutions for print and digital media with an emphasis in creative strategy formation, design thinking, visual prototyping, and craft development.
Internship experiences are available within the Indianapolis metropolitan area that compliments your classroom learning. Your work as a student designer is supported by a dedicated department design lab featuring seventeen iMac workstations and high-quality large format printing and scanning.
As a Marian graduate, you will not only be job-ready with a professional portfolio and design experiences but will have developed a personal mission for how your gifts as visual communicator can make a positive contribution to our world.
Foundation program studio courses (12 credits)
Art history courses (12 credits)
Graphic design program courses (24 credits)
Recommended elective course
The following portfolio reviews are required for continuation in the program:
18 credits minimum in art and art history including:
Two additional art courses from:
COM 365 can be substituted for one of the courses from the two-additional art courses listed in the outline above.
Graphic design career opportunities
The products that graphic designers create touch every aspect of our daily lives. From the user interface on your phone to the logo for your favorite coffee house, graphic designers shape our visual world. Here is a small sampling of possible careers paths you can pursue upon graduating from Marian.
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