Graphic Design Major is a program that prepares individuals to apply artistic and computer techniques to the interpretation of technical and commercial concepts.
Includes instruction in computer-assisted art and design, printmaking, concepts sketching, technical drawing, color theory, imaging, studio technique, still and life modeling, multimedia applications, communication skills and commercial art business operations.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Graphic Design Major?
To have a career in this field, you typically need an associate or bachelor’s degree. Your career options may include (but are not limited to) such jobs as advertising illustrator, blogger, cartoonist, commercial artist, digital artist, and editorial illustrator.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Graphic Design Major
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
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