This degree program is a contemporary, future driven approach that integrates design thinking, making, processes, and methodologies with technology and programming, entrepreneurship and business strategies and management. Each concentration and subject area (Graphic Design, Experience Design, Interior Design, and Illustration) will establish a foundation for the student to transform into a unique, creatively charged, practice-ready professional concerned with how we communicate to consumers and to each other, the spaces we inhabit, the products we use and interact with, and the perception and interaction among people, objects and ideas.

Working within collaborative educational environments that mirrors the profession, students will create compelling real-world experiences between user and thing, occupant and space, and consumer and brand. They will understand how design can be used to communicate meaningful messages, craft functional and beautiful objects, create compelling experiences, influence behavior, and make our interactions more efficient and our communities more livable. Students will develop a perspective that is broad and powerful, learn to implement design strategies for more competitive and productive commercial and social enterprises, and understand how design can drive business decisions and entrepreneurial efforts.

Students are presented with opportunities to work in a professional setting over the course of their degree, including local and regional design competitions, internships, client-driven work, and study abroad.


Our faculty are professionals with years of experience working in the industry and educating aspiring illustrators. Students gain professional experience throughout their studies with the guidance of our accomplished and recognized faculty.

  • Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) in Illustration
  • Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) in Experience Design
  • Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) in Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) in Interior Design
  • book illustrator
  • ad designer
  • video game artist
  • comic book artist
  • character designer
  • scientific/medical illustrator
  • cartoonist
  • and more

To apply for scholarships, a digital portfolio must be submitted for review. This competition is open to all students planning to pursue degrees in Design. Learn more


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