Let your creativity shine as you train for a rewarding career in a fast-paced, dynamic field.
Why Earn Your BFA in Graphic Design?
This degree is an ideal launchpad for a career in graphic design, from UX/UI to editorial, publication, motion graphics, animation or infographic design. You’ll build a strong foundation in fundamentals of design, image and typography and learn to solve a wide range of design problems. By the time you graduate, you’ll be equipped with the creative, technical, theoretical and problem-solving skills you need to thrive in any professional design environment.
Why Earn a BFA in Graphic Design at Adelphi?
- Study with practicing graphic design professionals—including a multidisciplinary design studio owner and an expert in brand strategy—who will introduce you to some of the most prestigious design practices in New York City.
- Learn by doing in our fully equipped, state-of-the-art digital imaging labs and extensive studio space.
- Gain invaluable professional experience and make key industry connections by completing real-world design projects for Adelphi University and local clients.
Graphic Design Minor
The graphic design minor will introduce students to both traditional studio skills and cutting edge digital image making, providing them with the necessary foundation for contemporary visual communication.
Graphic Design and Digital ProductionWe have 2 digital labs that include 40 Mac Pro computers equipped with a full suite of art and design software, 2 large format archival color inkjet printers, 4 color printers, 6 scanners, and 20 Wacom tablets. 4 Photos
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We are proud of the work of our students and faculty:
Exceptional Hands-On Learning
At Adelphi, we believe strongly in the power of hands-on learning and the value it adds to our students’ future careers. In the graphic design concentration, you’ll complete a semester-long internship that suits your unique strengths, interests and career goals, whether it’s UX/UI, design for social media, editorial design, motion design or visual identity. Where you intern is also up to you. Leverage our connections to leading New York City-based agencies, or intern on campus at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, the Office of University Communications and Marketing, or the LGBTQ+ and Allies Committee. You’ll gain firsthand insight into the daily workings of design studios and create portfolio pieces you can use after graduation.
Transformative Educational Opportunities
All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:
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