Create. Share. Empower. 

Graphic Design: Concentration

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Master your craft and reflect God’s love for creation as you study graphic design at NGU.

Average Class Size
Collaborate with your peers. Network with your professors. Connect to countless resources and career opportunities. All thanks to NGU’s smaller class sizes.
Personalized Tracks
Ceramics. Drawing. Graphic Art. Painting. Photography. Printmaking. And Sculpture. Your studies, customized to your craft, at NGU.

Your Future – Designed to Fit Your Passion

You thrive in the space where traditional art techniques meet today’s evolving technologies. That’s graphic design, and it’s your creative sweet spot. Explore art history and philosophy. Engage color theory, image editing, drawing, communication, and technology. And expand your technical skills in illustration, web, and digital design.

Then, prepare to pursue your passion through a variety of careers. Publishing, advertising, and marketing. Animator, UX/UI designer, and art director. Even media production in television and film. Elevate your future through a Bachelor of Arts in Art with a concentration in graphic design.

What Can I Do with a Concentration in Graphic Design?

Graphic design is a creative field that uses visual elements to communicate messages and create visually appealing designs.

Through typography, color, and imagery, you’ll have the power to captivate audiences and make an impact.

Art Director

Brand Identity Designer

Creative Director

Graphic Designer

User Experience Designer

Web Designer

Experience Learning as You Explore Your Craft

Your Creation on Display

NGU’s College of Communication and Fine Arts hosts several exhibits each year. Enjoy the work of your peers and professors while showcasing your own creations for all to see. 



Publish Your Passions

Gain exposure and refine your talents through NGU’s literary and arts publication, “The Mountain Laurel.” Published work in an annual magazine + helpful feedback from professional artists. All to help you grow as an artist. 




Our Studio, Your Space

You’re free to create with access to NGU’s state-of-the-art private studios. Ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpting … you’ve got it! Because being a studio artist requires a studio, after all. 




Your Professional Portfolio

Our experienced professors help you create a portfolio to showcase your knowledge and ability. Highlight your talent and impress future employers – now that’s mastering your craft!

Creating Beside Experienced & Faithful Artists

Hayley De González, MFA
Department Chair, Art
Zac Buser, MFA
Professor, Art
Blake Smith, MFA
Professor, Art

Your Passion, Your Path – Study the Arts as You Design

Studio Art Year 1

Year 1 Sample Courses

  • Drawing
  • Design and Color
  • Digital Imagery
  • Composition and Rhetoric
  • Introduction to Information Technology
Studio Art Year 2

Year 2 Sample Courses

  • Art History
  • Lab Science
  • Foreign Language
Studio Art Year 3

Year 3 Sample Courses

  • Contemporary Art History
  • Social Science Elective
  • New Testament Survey
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Lab Science
Studio Art Year 4

Year 4 Sample Courses

  • Exhibition and Portfolio Procedures
  • Oral Communication
  • Concepts of Physical Education
  • Social Science

Elevate Your Perspective

You’ll also take Chapel for the first seven semesters, and Cultural Events for the first four semesters. This is the NGU difference, how you find your peak performance and elevate your perspective, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.

Have Questions about the Art Program or Graphic Design Concentration?

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Hayley De González, MFA

Department Chair, Art
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