About the Program

Why This Major Is Relevant

Commercial demand for artistic talent is growing exponentially. Advertising, film, Internet, and the video game industry all call for art professionals who can channel their talent to communicate effectively, solve problems, and meet business goals. As these industries develop, the door is open for reliable artists who can create functional art to meet a deadline. Azusa Pacific’s graphic design major uniquely positions graduates to meet this demand and take advantage of plentiful job opportunities as a result.

Gain In-depth Learning Experiences

The internship component of the graphic design degree provides students with practical opportunities to apply classroom learning. Students work on community projects that promote humanitarian organizations, confront social ills, and encourage responsible interaction with life’s challenges. APU graphic design faculty remain connected to nearby agencies and businesses, and often provide internship contacts for students. Internships result in professional contacts in the field and ensure that each graphic design majors graduate with an impressive portfolio.

Note: This information is current for the 2014-15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.