College of Arts and Humanities

Art and Design (BFA) with emphasis in Graphic Design

Art and Design (BFA) with emphasis in Graphic Design

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Design your Future

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) offered in On-campus and Online formats.

As an Art and Design student, with an emphasis in Graphic Design, you will study the basics of design, from art theory and art history to hands-on computer studio courses. You will build your digital and traditional portfolios with design projects from courses using industry-standard design applications. 

The graphic design emphasis at Lindenwood University covers several areas in design: print and publication, advertising, typography and illustration, web design, user experience, and motion design.


The graphic design computer studios are state-of-the-art, equipped with high-end Apple workstations, Wacom graphics tablets, and Epson large-format printers. The studio is available for you to take your ideas from beginning to end.

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Lindenwood University Art and Design Faculty

Lindenwood University’s graphic design faculty are professors with years of professional experience, eager to share their expertise with you. Bring your portfolio to your campus visit to have it reviewed by an art professor. 

Earning your BFA in Art and Design with an Emphasis in Graphic Design

Lindenwood University offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art and Design with an emphasis in Graphic Design, a Minor in Graphic Design, and a certificate in graphic design.

In both programs, you are encouraged to take an art internship, which will give you the opportunity to connect with industry professionals in a work setting. Internships may also lead to job offers upon graduation.

What You Can Do with a Graphic Design Emphasis from Lindenwood University

Graphic designers work in a variety of media including print, web, and multimedia and for a variety of companies, from media and advertising houses to science-based businesses and education. When you have a degree in graphic design from Lindenwood University, you will develop skills that apply to a variety of careers.