Graphic Design (American University)

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    American University

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    USD 55,899

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Program Description

The modern age is brimming with art and design—there are dedicated artists behind each creation committed to bringing people what they want and need. For those who find passion in both artistry and understanding the workings of the human brain, the graphic design program may be just the right educational choice.

Though graphic design is commonly associated with the crafting of art and text for use in advertisements and various digital and physical mediums, there is more to this field than meets the eye; graphic designers need to understand what draws others to art. The graphic design program at American University focuses on a wide variety of art forms. Courses in art history, visual communication, kinetic and sequential graphics, illustration and experience design, can help an up-and-coming graphic artist hone their skills and dramatically improve their ability to express information through their creations.

This major requires 120 credit hours as a prerequisite, 54 major-specific credit hours, and 54 course-specific credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.00.

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American University, offers 71 bachelor’s degree programs in subjects such as Anthropology, Dance, Communication Studies, Chemistry, and Sociology. The University also offers a number of honours programs in subjects such as Psychology, Literature, Physics and History. The University has a 90-acre campus that includes amenities and services such as student...

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