Blackburn offers classes such as painting, sculpture, ceramics, art history, 2D design, 3D design, graphic design, publications, and more. All art majors produce no less than 20 outstanding pieces for their professional portfolio, as well as hold two on-campus exhibitions in junior and senior seminar. The Graphic Art major prepares students to immediately join the profession. Graphic Art majors are capable of creating and organizing highly complex digital creations for use in print, web, social media, and digital delivery systems. Students study a wide variety of design challenges, addressing subjects that include visual literacy, typography, layout, and digital illustration.
Visual Arts Center
The Visual Arts Center houses a state-of-the-art graphic lab, painting, drawing and photography studios.
On-campus gallery, that would rival many fine arts venues, allows students to showcase and discuss their work in a professional setting.
Renner Art Building
Renner Art Building holds space where students work with pottery, sculpture, metal, wood, and other three-dimensional media.Visiting Artists Visiting artists regularly come to the art department to lend insight into theories and techniques for art.
Your instructors are easily the best in their fields
Senior – Graphic Design Major
Postgraduate Career Opportunities
- Advertising Artist/Designer
- Art Dealer
- Gallery Owner
- Print Layout Artist
Download a PDF version of this major’s requirements here or click on the course names below to view a description.