The Graphic Design program at The Art Institute of Houston provides individuals the opportunity to study the visual, conceptual, historical, and technical aspects of the discipline through a curriculum that offers comprehensive experiences in the analysis of communication problems, the development of creative solutions to those problems, and the implementation and evaluation of those solutions.
What You’ll Study
All graphic design students begin with fundamental courses in color, design, drawing, and technology. The Associate of Applied Science degree program focuses on the software skills related to print production, typography, and print design. The Bachelor of Fine Arts program builds advanced proficiency in typography, layout, photography, and illustration in combination with the study of conceptual thinking, problem solving, and project management. Bachelor of Fine Arts candidates take advanced-level courses such as interactive design, environmental design, information design, and brand identity. Before graduating, students prepare their portfolios for job searches and work as an intern in the field.