During the program , you will focus especially on project management through group projects and workshops inspired by companies and institutions, and managed by faculty members. A major is a specialisation in a chosen area of study and is designed to develop your knowledge and skills in a particular area. These organizations, specific to industry, offer events, job fairs and listservs that can provide information and networking opportunities.
Our aim is to equip you with lifelong learning skills that will position you as a leader in the rapidly-evolving communication and media industries and help you remain competitive throughout your career. Dr. Carl Cates is the inaugural dean of the new college composed of the programs previously in Humanities and Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and Media and Communication.
Having an associate’s degree in graphic design will sometimes be enough to qualify for an entry-level job, but according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a bachelor’s degree is usually required (). Employers often require job candidates to submit a portfolio of their work upon application.
Ours is a personalized, collaborative approach that imparts essential career skills while fostering creativity and critical thinking. Students leave this program with an understanding of cultural institutions and their place in society as well as an appreciation of the socio-cultural implications of the arts and/or languages.
The department has cooperation agreements with Makarere University in Kampala, Uganda, Joshibi University in Tokyo and Zurich University of the Arts ZHdK (Institute for Art Education; establishment of a doctoral colloquium and a research collaboration).