FAQs: Graphic Design

» What is Becker College’s graphic design program all about?
» What kinds of courses does Becker College offer that are related to graphic design?
» What types of skills do students learn in the graphic design major?
» What types of jobs are available to Becker College graduates from the graphic design program?

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Q: What is Becker College’s graphic design program all about?

Becker College’s unique and comprehensive graphic design program consists of a creative liberal arts program, combined with business and professional courses. You will learn the visual design and cutting edge computer skills you need in this rapidly growing field. Becker College’s program offers internship and elective opportunities designed to develop the student’s portfolio as well as a high standard of individual excellence and professionalism.

Q: What kinds of courses does Becker College offer that are related to graphic design?

Typography
Raster Imaging
Digital Imaging
Electronic Graphic Design
Advertising Design
Information Design
Digital Photography

Vector Imaging
Web Design
Flash Animation
Publication Design
Package Design
Corporate Design
Electronic Illustration

Q: What types of skills do students learn in the graphic design major?

Progressing from basic design techniques to mastering electronic design skills, our program provides a comprehensive approach to design using the latest software and pre-press platforms giving you the edge in this competitive field.  Creating marketing and advertising campaigns from concept to finished designs provides a real-world experience where students design and present their ideas to meet project objectives and deadlines.

Q: What types of jobs are available to Becker College graduates from the graphic design program?

The graphic design field continues to grow and offers an array of employment opportunities in an ever-changing digital world. Students will be qualified through our program for entry-level positions in areas of web design, multi-media, print, package design, illustration, and advertising.

According to Richard Grefé, Executive Director of the American Institute for Graphic Art (AIGA), “We are very confident of the future for the design profession. Every sign from the business community today signals a growing realization of the importance of design to American Industry’s global competitive advantage.”

 

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