Combine your creativity with expertise much in demand in AUM’s Graphic Design concentration. You’ll spend most of your time getting practical, hands-on experience. Classes in drawing, digital photography, computer graphics, and typography will give you the technical mastery of the skills you’ll need to take a project from conception to completion. You’ll build a professional portfolio, and many AUM Graphic Design students get paid internships at firms like Stamp Idea Group in Montgomery that lead to permanent jobs after graduation. Graphic Design is a concentration in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art degree.
Points of Pride
- AUM graphic design students routinely submit their work to national and local shows and exhibitions and competitions, often earning top prizes.
- A recent survey found that 90% of graphic design graduates were employed in the field of their choice.
- Graphic design at AUM has its own studio space with state-of-the-art equipment.
- Small classes mean more individual attention for each student.
Put Your Degree to Work
Note: While salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education and training, and geography and industry, here is a sampling of the future job growth and salaries in this area.
A concentration in graphic design is excellent preparation for employment in a variety of fields. Jobs in art and design are projected to grow by 2 percent from 2014 to 2024, adding an additional 16,700 jobs to the economy. At $43,110, the most recent median annual wage for art and design occupations was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations.