Bachelor in Graphic Design

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Full Sail University's Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design program can help you prepare for a career in the graphic arts and corporate design industries. Learn more about Full Sail University's graphic design program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design program at Full Sail University is offered completely online, allowing you to listen to lectures and get assignments whenever it is convenient for you, 24 hours a day. The program gives you the opportunity to learn about computer and motion graphics, digital storytelling, page layout, graphic web design, and interactive media design. The program also offers courses on client relations, intellectual property and law, and production management. You can learn about corporate branding, logos, and symbols through a personal branding project as you develop your personal portfolio throughout the program.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are interested in applying to Full Sail University's Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design program it is strongly recommended that you have two letters of recommendation. You should have earned a high school diploma, be a permanent resident or U.S. citizen, and be at least 18 years old.

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design program is 120 credits, 32 credits of which are general education requirements. This online-only program will require that you complete an online orientation and orientation assessment; you will also need regular access to a computer and the Internet to attend lectures, receive and return assignments and tests, and communicate with teachers and fellow students.

Graphic Design Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
DGT 241 Advanced Computer Graphics
DGT 441 Advanced Motion Graphics
GRD 273 Client Relations
GRD 124 Color Theory
GRD 254 Corporate Branding
DGT 111 Design and Art Theory
GRD 244 Designing Computer Graphics
DGT 117 Digital Audio Design
DGT 345 Digital Publishing
GRD 244 Digital Storytelling
DGT 117 Digital Studio
DGT 252 Digital Video
DGT 262 Editing Digital Video
DGT 275 Flash Media
DGT 273 Graphic Web Design
GRD 257 Intellectual Property and Law
DGT 272 Interactive Media Design and Usability
GRD 156 Logos and Symbols
DGT 341 Motion Graphics
DGT 491 Personal Identity Project
DGT 482 Portfolio Creation
DGT 351 Production Management
DGT 321 Studio Maintenance
DGT 232 Typography and Page Layout

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design program at Full Sail University is intended to help you prepare for a career in corporate design and the graphic arts production industry. Graduates of the program are prepared for positions as art directors, graphic designers, digital image processors, and web designers. Possible careers related to the Bachelor's in Graphic Design include:

  • Art Director
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Interface Designer
  • Motion Graphics Artist
  • Multimedia Artist
  • Storyboard Artist

Advanced Degrees

Full Sail University's Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design program can prepare you for positions in graphic design industry. For students who would like to enhance their skills, knowledge, and career opportunities by pursuing a master's degree, Full Sail University offers a Master of Fine Arts in Media Design program.