Goshen College offers graphic design as a major and minor. Graphic design is the process of visual communication and problem-solving using text, images, and color. A bachelor’s degree in graphic design can prepare you for a broad range of career opportunities, including advertising, marketing, logo design, layout artist, web designer, web development, UX designer, interior design, industrial design, publishing, and freelance graphic designer.
A Smaller Class Size with Bigger Opportunities for Graphic Designers
At Goshen College, we provide fellow creatives with the graphic design skills and technical skills to succeed in today’s graphic design job market, from the latest design software to our state-of-the-art computer labs to hone your creative process. We focus on learning the visual aesthetics of design, technical expertise in creative development, critical thinking, and problem-solving needed in the digital design field. Our program offers smaller class sizes and portfolio presentation support from our dedicated faculty to prepare you for landing a job after graduation.
Create a Portfolio that will Get You Hired
Through our graphic design program you’ll have many opportunities on and off campus to apply your knowledge by creating posters for school events or designing the layout of The Record, our award-winning student-run newspaper. Students often find design internships with area advertising agencies and freelance opportunities both on and off campus.
Goshen College’s graphic design program give you a well-rounded education and the opportunity to create a portfolio that will get you hired. With our focus on small class sizes, individual attention, and real-world experience, we can help you take your first steps into an exciting and rewarding career in graphic design.
Learn How to Design for the Web, Apps & Print
Our reputable program offers courses in web design, app design, and traditional print media. You’ll learn to design for various platforms and how to create both static and interactive designs.
The graphic design program also offers business courses in entrepreneurship, marketing, and advertising, giving you essential skills to succeed in the design workplace. Courses in typography, marketing, and web design will expand the possibilities for your future job prospects. After graduation, you will have a unique and professional portfolio to show both employers and clients.
Gain a Competitive Advantage with a Graphic Design Major or Minor
Develop the skills and portfolios at Goshen College that you need to get ahead in the competitive graphic design field. Financial aid is available. For more information on our graphic design program, fill out the form below or contact admissions today.
Olivia Copsey is an alumni journalism and psychology double major, graphic design minor from Goshen. She transferred from Hesston College in 2017. She was in Women’s World Choir and worked for the school paper The Record.
Abi Tsigie came from Ethiopia to Goshen College in 2008. As a student, he opened his own photography business, built strong friendships in the community and on campus and pursued his ultimate passion: creating art.