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California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Art and Design B.F.A. Concentration in Graphic Design

The Bachelor of Science degree program in Art and Design offers a major with concentrations in graphic design, photography and digital imagery, and studio art. The BS in Art and Design is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The department has made a commitment to cultural diversity. Wherever possible, this commitment is evidenced by the inclusion of material which identifies significant multicultural influences on the content of the courses in our curriculum. Courses are available for all students to enrich their creativity, understanding, appreciation, and practical skills in art. Principles of basic design, typography and design history, with specialized courses in such topics as corporate identity, packaging graphics, web site design, advertising, editorial design and illustration. Emphasis is placed on the development of visual problem-solving methodology and acquisition of skills needed in the design profession. Coursework in computer imaging and interactive design allows for an exploration of new technology. The program culminates in the study of professional practices and the preparation of a professional portfolio.

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