Bachelor of Arts
The School of Visual and Performing Arts at Anna Maria College offers a modern comprehensive program in Graphic Design within a vibrant liberal arts college curriculum. Coursework and class related activities encourage the investigation of contemporary directions in art, imaging and visual communication in a wide range of media including print, interactive, web-based and motion graphics. Assignments promote the development of projects that address diverse approaches to successfully communicate complex ideas. Technology, theory and methodology are addressed as appropriate to the discipline to prepare students to succeed in a fast paced continually evolving technological and theoretical environment. A solid foundation in the visual arts and advanced course work in aesthetics, art history and theory solidify the educational experience. Through the combined experience of professional practices, internships and senior project and exhibition, the students develop a cohesive portfolio for either admission to a graduate program or the pursuit of a career as a design professional. As this is a professional degree, students may wish to combine this program with a major or minor in Business.
Upon completion of a BA in Graphic Design, students will gain: