Department of Art

Graphic Design

The primary goal for a graphic designer is to visually communicate a concept to an audience accurately and effectively. The Graphic Design program focuses on creative graphic form and communication, design processes, cultural factors, and provides an in-depth, comprehensive, and structured background in artistic Graphic Design. Students will develop strong sense of design applicable to any medium.

Faculty

Terry Rathje
Associate Professor
Graphic Design
Office: 21 Garwood Hall
Email: T-Rathje@wiu.edu
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Bruce Walters
Professor
Graphic Design
Office: 21 Garwood Hall
Email: BD-Walters@wiu.edu
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 Degree Plan

There are two degrees available in Graphic Design area. 

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Art - Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Art - Graphic Design
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