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Welcome to Graphic Design at Western

 

Thank You for Choosing the Graphic Design Program at Western.

We are excited to have you in class this fall. Your journey through the graphics program will be educational, challenging, rewarding—and dare we say—fun!

We pride ourselves on teaching the knowledge and skills you need to begin your career in graphic design.

 

we pride ourselves on…

 

what does a graphic designer do?

Program Outcomes (what you will experience and learn)

  1. How to design cool marketing and advertising stuff
  2. Become power-users of industry-standard design software
  3. Effectively communicate with clients and industry partners
  4. Convince clients that your design work will help them

 

Basically, you will learn how to take a client’s message and visually deliver it to a target audience.

You will design marketing and advertising material like:

 

Here are some examples…

Harley 1

 

Harley 2

 

 

 

Fuel Bar 1

 

Fuel bar 2

 

 

jobs in graphic design

Our graduates work for some of the best companies in America. Here are just a few…

 

students begin their careers in the following positions

 

starting wage

 

our graduates also transfer to 4-year colleges

 

first-year classes

First-year classes will focus on the foundations you will need to succeed as a graphic designer.

 

second-year classes

Second-year classes bring your first-year knowledge together and you start designing like a real graphic designer—on industry-quality design projects.

 

All graphic design classes are delivered face-to-face.
Gen Eds can be taken face-to-face, online, or blended.

 

why I succeeded… advice from graduates

 

obstacles and frustrations…

 

advising

Get to know your advisor! He/she will help guide you through your college years at Western. They will help you with everyday college-related questions, and help you choose the right classes so you graduate on time!

Important things to remember…