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Forge Your Creative Career Online with Columbia College Hollywood

Harness your talent to create professional designs that pop with our online Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design + Interactive Media. Combining time-tested aesthetic principles with production processes for today’s digital media environment, this BFA program equips you to bring your ideas to life.

In this four year, 192 credit hour program, you will:

  • Complete projects rooted in real-world design problems and practices;
  • Learn from experienced instructors who are all active professionals in their fields;
  • Enhance your critical thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills, and
  • Hone your client communication and teamwork capabilities.

After graduation, you’ll be ready to show prospective employers a portfolio of compelling and varied work for the web, print, packaging, interactive graphics, and more.

WHERE YOU CAN WORK
This program enables you to work in design and account executive positions in media, marketing, consultancies, and other companies of all sizes.

EMPHASIS OPTIONS

The BFA in Graphic Design + Interactive Media features a core curriculum of design instruction, that covers principles of typography, composition, and color theory, along with creation methods for websites, applications, digital illustrations, interactive media, and traditional print or packaging design.

Choose from three emphases:

With the Digital Marketing emphasis, you gain additional insight into creating media that persuades consumers. Courses cover search engine optimization, campaign management, social media, marketing analytics, and more. With this emphasis, you’ll be prepared to pursue career opportunities including:

CAREER PATHS

  • Brand and Logo Designer
  • Advertising Account Executive
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Research Specialist
  • Social Media Coordinator

Focus your talents on developing immersive interactive experiences for screens of all sizes with the emphasis in Interactive Media. This option teaches additional and advanced skills for digital video, interactive websites, kiosks, apps, and more. Career opportunities with this emphasis can include:

CAREER PATHS

  • E-commerce Designer
  • Kiosk Interface Designer
  • Production Designer
  • Brand and Logo Designer
  • UI/UX Coordinator

The Graphic Design emphasis builds on the foundation established in the core degree with advanced skill development for print, interactive media, and product packaging design. You’ll be challenged to focus on producing creative collateral for marketing campaigns across multiple channels. With this emphasis, you can prepare to pursue roles including:

CAREER PATHS

  • Production Designer
  • Brand and Logo Designer
  • UI/UX Coordinator
  • Art Director

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ABOUT COLUMBIA COLLEGE HOLLYWOOD
Columbia College Hollywood is where visual arts thrive. With campuses in Los Angeles and Chicago, we provide accessible education that fuses creative studies in film, graphic design, visual effects, and interactive media with liberal arts.

We aim to cultivate the talents of our students with our unique learn-by-doing approach.  Our programs allow students to immerse themselves in their discipline as well as cross-discipline projects that simulate work for a well-rounded experience. Here they will develop confidence in their abilities and build lifelong connections.

Columbia College Hollywood is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

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