Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art
College of Arts and Humanities

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design

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The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design at Georgia Southern University prepares you for careers in today’s creative and innovative society. Our graphic design degree challenges you think critically and visually in order to solve commercial, cultural, global and social communication problems.

Visual communication solutions typically include:

  •       Complex identity and branding systems
  •       Publications and layout
  •       Motion sequences
  •       Advertising
  •       Retail products
  •       Architectural signage
  •       Information structures
  •       Websites

Our students work with professional software and printing methods to create attention-grabbing designs. Check out our student artwork here >>

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Program Options

Along with your Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design coursework, you will focus on professional opportunities and practical experience, building a portfolio that will enable you to enter the industry. At our graphic design school, you will have access to resources which include: 

  • Mac computer labs
  • Photography studio with green screens
  • SLR digital cameras
  • Plotters and printers
  • Laser cutters and engravers
  • 3D printers
  • and more

Students may choose to begin the Graphic Design major at the Armstrong Campus. However, there are some required courses that are only offered on the Statesboro Campus. The Graphic Design minor is fully offered on both campuses. Students should consult with their advisor before registering for classes.

Georgia Southern also offers a minor in Graphic Communication on the Statesboro Campus. This means our students have the opportunity to learn the full scope of the design and production process — making our graduates uniquely marketable.

Graphic Design Careers

Graphic design majors learn a wide range of critical thinking and visual skills that equip them for several careers. These include:

  • Creative Services Manager
  • Marketing Director
  • User Interface(UI)/User Experience (UX) Designer
  • Multimedia Artist/Animator
  • Set Designer for Theatre and Film
  • Stained Glass Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Brand Specialist
  • Creative Director
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Product Designer
  • Fashion Designer

Last updated: 9/13/2019

Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art • PO Box 8032 • Statesboro, GA 30460 • 912-478-5358art@georgiasouthern.edu