Undergraduate

The B.F.A. in Communication Design develops designers that are conceptual thinkers, creative problem solvers and socially responsible citizens. Our graduates are regularly recognized in national and international design competitions and have a high placement rate at top design, interactive and advertising firms throughout the country.

The Communication Design curriculum introduces students to the principles of design, image making, color theory, typography and research; giving direct experience with traditional (logos and branding, publications, packaging, advertising) as well as digital applications (mobile applications, websites, product interfaces). Students are prepared for professional practice through studio courses and professional internships.

Student accomplishments

Becky Ben Lin

Becky Ben Lin received the Best Packaging prize for her Stylite Edison Lightbulbs at the DSVC Nation Student Show and Conference 10. She was also awarded a Judges Choice Award from Garrett Owen for this work. Karen Dorff was her professor.

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Communication Design

Becky Ben Lin received the Best Packaging prize for her Stylite Edison Lightbulbs at the DSVC Nation Student Show and Conference 10. She was also awarded a Judges Choice Award from Garrett Owen for this work. Karen Dorff was her professor.

Alumni accomplishments

Simon Walker

Design
Communication Design

Design
Communication Design