In fall 2016, the School of Art introduced the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design offering students an enchanced focus on human-centered and interaction design, typography, branding and design research. The area provides coursework in print, web and motion design, with a focus on the traditional design process as well as the latest software techniques.
Bachelor of Fine Arts
AIGA Student Group
Dina Benbrahim, Endowed Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
David Charles Chioffi, Professor of Graphic Design
Tom Hapgood, Associate Professor of Graphic Design
Gaby Hernandez, Endowed Associate Professor of Graphic Design
Nadia Issa, Teaching Assistant Professor
Marty Maxwell Lane, Director of the School of Art and Associate Professor of Graphic Design
Bree McMahon, Director of Graduate Studies for Graphic Design and Assistant Professor
Ali Place, Graphic Design Program Director and Assistant Professor
Ryan Slone, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
Email the design faculty.
Fine Arts Center, School of Art
340 N. Garland
Fayetteville, AR 72701
The degree prepares students to be proficient makers and thoughtful problem seekers and solvers. Students will work seamlessly across a range of media, working to identify appropriate solutions for audience and context. Students will be exposed to a rigorous curriculum covering research, theory, critical thinking, professional practices, conceptual idea-making and formal experimentation.
The graphic design studio was recently redesigned as an open and collaborative working environment.
Our graduates participate in competitive internships and leave the program ready for positions at top design firms. Our students have interned or worked at:
DOXA / Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art / Walmart Corporate / Saatchi & Saatchi X, Olivet / Archetype, Collective Bias / BLKBox Labs / RevUnit / Elkins Design / Rockfish / Menguin / Collective Bias / Acumen Brands / Hayseed Ventures / Mitchell / Barkley / J.B. Hunt / Sam's Club corporate / Field Agent and many more.