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Graphic Design (B.F.A.)

SWOSU’s Graphic Design program prepares students to enter the dynamic arena of digital communication design. Students learn effective visual communication skills, while developing personal aesthetic and design values.

What is a graphic designer?

Graphic Designers create innovative and artistic ways to present information for advertisements, product labels, magazines, books, corporate publications, and many more printed and electronic media. Students will learn advertising design, typographic design, photography, and art history as well as various studio classes. During the degree, students are taught professional practices of graphic design and how to present their work through a professional portfolio.

Why study at SWOSU?

SWOSU offers a state of the art graphic design lab with the latest versions of industry standard software and iMac computers. Small class sizes allow our experienced instructors to work one-on-one with students.


Graduates of the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program in Graphic Design may seek employment with advertising agencies, design studios, publishing houses or corporate communications departments in positions such as

Graphic Designer

Creative Director
Freelance Designer

UX (User Experience)


UI (User Interface)

Production Artist

Multimedia Artist

Product Developer

Art Director

Marketing Specialist