UNT | University of North Texas
Did you know?
Printmaking graduate student Adam Rowlett was named “Best New Artist” by the Dallas Observer in 2012.

Design

The 4 professional programs offered through the College of Visual Arts and Design (CVAD) in the Design Department at UNT share a common mission that prepares students to not only meet, but to define and reinvent solutions for the fundamental challenges that impact their respective professions in an increasingly changing world. The curricula in each of these programs have been designed to help future designers develop the conceptual, aesthetic, analytical and technical skills necessary to achieve these objectives.

In addition to the university admission requirements, students wishing to major in any program in the College of Visual Arts and Design must meet minimum academic requirements to be classified as a pre-major.  Please see CVAD pre-major requirements for more information.

Programs of Study

Scholarships

College of Visual Arts and Design Scholarships

Art students are eligible for scholarships awarded by the College of Visual Arts and Design as well as scholarships awarded by UNT and the Honors College.

Additionally, new M.F.A. and Ph.D. students may be eligible to receive $1,000 Academic Achievement Scholarships for their first year of study. This award qualifies a student for in-state tuition rates and is renewable for a second year if the student makes satisfactory progress in his/her program during the first year. Contact the Graduate School for further details.

CVAD also offers 13 tuition-waiver fellowships for students enrolled in terminal degree programs (Ph.D. and M.F.A.). These fellowships are supplemented by teaching assistantships or teaching fellowships. Consult the department office for more information about these or other awards. 

Other UNT Scholarships

Information and application materials for UNT sponsored scholarships are available from:

Financial Aid and Scholarships
1155 Union Circle #311370
Denton, TX 76203
940-565-2302
http://financialaid.unt.edu/

Social Media

Contact Us

Department Head: Cynthia Mohr
Office: Art Building, Room 237
Phone: 940-565-3621
Mailing Address: 1155 Union Circle #305100, Denton, TX 76203
Physical Address: 1201 W Mulberry St, Denton, TX 76201
Email: design@unt.edu

Design accomplishments

Kris Haro and Jonathan Wenske

CVAD Communication Design juniors Johnathan Wenske and Kris Haro had no idea when they designed their project, “When Nuture Calls” for Mark Allen’s class that the project would soon go viral on the internet. The class project called for students to design a campaign for a social issue or product.  Taking on the apparently highly controversial topic of public breastfeeding,  the project, was shown at the DVCC student award competition and was picked up by major news outlets and publications.

Design
Communication Design

CVAD Communication Design juniors Johnathan Wenske and Kris Haro had no idea when they designed their project, “When Nuture Calls” for Mark Allen’s class that the project would soon go viral on the internet. The class project called for students to design a campaign for a social issue or product.  Taking on the apparently highly controversial topic of public breastfeeding,  the project, was shown at the DVCC student award competition and was picked up by major news outlets and publications.

Alumni accomplishments

Emily Charette

Design
Communication Design

Design
Communication Design