Graphic artists help to shape the message of companies through
media, color, illustration, photography, animation and various
other techniques. Companies rely on the creative intuition and
skills of designers to reach their target audience. This
competitive field is expected to grow an estimated 13 percent,
especially in the interactive media sector.
You can prepare for a career in this exciting profession by
earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, in Graphic Design. The
132-degree program provides aspiring graphic artists with the
techniques, tools and intellectual skills needed to develop their
talents. Students gain a full understanding of the theory
and applications of graphic design principles. They learn to use
color, photography, text and composition to discover the most
powerful ways of communicating a message in print and through
electronic media. Students also gain an understanding of layout,
design and production principles.
The program offers students internships with
high-profile, Fortune 1000 corporations ranging from advertising
companies to computer design firms. The Fine Arts department at St.
John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has attained the
prestigious National Association of Schools of Art and Design
(NASAD) accreditation, held by selective art schools
For more information on our program requirements and
assistance with portfolios.
Belenna M. Lauto
Acting Chairperson, Department of Art and Design