Bachelor of Arts in Graphic and Interactive Design

Program Contacts: Pattie Belle Hastings 203-582-8450 and Ewa Callahan 203-582-3470

Students majoring in Graphic and Interactive Design receive in-depth, hands-on experience in the design and authoring of original interactive work for a range of media including web, print, motion graphics and mobile devices. They have the opportunity to study graphic design and interactive design, emphasizing creative thinking, visual literacy and technological proficiency. The program provides a rigorous curriculum of conceptualization, problem solving, innovation, critical thinking and visualization. It acknowledges that design is a cultural catalyst that bridges commerce and social causes. Students graduating from this program are well prepared to meet the challenges within the field of interactive and graphic design. The areas of study are always evolving and include typography, print design, motion graphics, web design and mobile interaction design.

There are a total of 33 credits in the major. The first 24 credits are derived from graphic and interactive design required courses. An additional 9 credits (three courses) are chosen from a list of graphic and interactive design electives.