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Students in the Castleton University Graphic Design degree program learn to communicate visually.
Graphic Design is the creative process of visual communication. This interdisciplinary program offers theoretical and project-oriented courses combining design principles from an Art and Communication perspective. You will be encouraged to develop your own individual style and voice as you master technical design skills, professional industry standards and software, and an understanding of the evolving role of design in the media environment.
Graphic Design students hone their skills in Castleton’s professional-level facilities, including a state-of-the-art graphic design lab. The lab features high-performance iMacs and Adobe Creative Cloud software. It is housed in the Fine Arts Center, the creative epicenter of the Castleton campus.
Two 20-station computer labs and the Academic Computing Center in Castleton's Stafford Academic Building are available for students to use industry-standard imaging, web development, and multimedia software.
Other computers run Photoshop, Dreamweaver, After Effects, and a variety of other software.
Graduates of the program go on to a variety of rewarding and popular careers, including: