Graphic Design

B.A., Graphic Design and Media
Program Director: Tim Guthrie, MFA

The Graphic Design & Media major prepares students for the future with instruction in 3D design, motion graphics, and making documentaries as well traditional skills like graphic design and illustration, video and photojournalism.

Advanced courses such as interactive design, web design, and animation allow students to offer employers specialized skills. They can build their photo and video skills by working for our award-winning student newspaper, The Creightonian, and The Creightonian Online. Students also gain valuable experience by doing internships for a wide range of employers including businesses, nonprofits, news organizations, and PR and advertising agencies.

Graphic Design and Media major requirements (41 credits)

Computer Science, Design, and Journalism requirements
CSC 121Computers and Scientific Thinking3
GDE 324Digital Foundations3
JRM 215Media Literacy and Information Concepts2
JRM 319Media Writing3
or JRM 320 Professional Writing
Graphic Design and Media major requirements
GDE 370Video and Photo3
GDE 380Graphic Design3
GDE 382Web Design3
GDE 410Motion Graphics3
GDE 599Senior Capstone3
Choose from one of the following tracks:15
Graphic Design track
Concept Sketch Development
Graphic Design II
Interaction Design
Computer Illustration
3D Digital Design
Special Topics
Multi-Media and Filmmaking track
Video and Filmmaking
Mini-Documentary Filmmaking
Photojournalism I
3D Digital Design
Special Topics
One of the following:
Concept Sketch Development
Interaction Design
Computer Illustration
Total Credits41