CVPA Undergraduate Visual Design

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BFA - 120 credit, four-year program of study

Visual Design is a cluster of professionally-oriented options: Digital Media, Graphic Design, Illustration, and Photography. The emphasis throughout these programs is communication. Students explore visual communication in the widest sense, employing both traditional and contemporary electronic and computer technologies.

Faculty representing a variety of philosophies and viewpoints teach visual design as an art form, a craft, or as information dissemination for education, business and commerce, or the entertainment industries. The modern visual artist/designer must be broadly educated, articulate, and literate, an active participant in all levels of a project, not merely someone who dutifully packages the finished product.