ONLINE BFA GRAPHIC DESIGN + INTERACTIVE MEDIA

Columbia College Hollywood offers classes on campuses in Los Angeles, Chicago, and online. If you want to explore a career in Graphic Design and Interactive Media, we’re here for you.

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AVERAGE PROGRAM LENGTH

4 YEARS

MINIMUM CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED

192

EMPHASES

The BFA in Graphic Design and Interactive Media provides an exciting and in-depth look at these evolving fields. You will work with industry-standard software in order to create cutting-edge designs and pieces, and can customize your degree to focus on one of three areas of emphasis.

This emphasis is focused on setting up and running marketing campaigns, creating and marketing brands, and building brand awareness and social space. You will be able to see the impact your work has as the campaigns you create gain traction. It’s an exciting and growing field with ample opportunity for a variety of career roles.

You will begin gaining hands-on experience right away, working on client projects and building your portfolio. This emphasis includes all the marketing knowledge you will need to make campaigns you design a success.

Career Opportunities
You will be prepared to work in many creative roles, including:

• Brand and Logo designer
• Advertising account executive
• Marketing analyst
• Research specialist
• Social Media Coordinator

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Hone your graphics skills

The Graphic Design emphasis focuses on creating and manipulating images, text, shapes, and symbols to communicate visually in printed media, on screens of all sizes, and in produce packaging. Your studies in this emphasis will lead to many career opportunities.

Every marketing campaign needs a graphic designer, and within this emphasis you will gain the hands-on experience to produce excellent campaigns. You will come away with knowledge of industry tools as well as communication tactics and methods for working with clients.

Career Opportunities
The Graphic Design emphasis prepares you for a wide range of creative roles in advertising and marketing agencies, consultancy firms, and companies of all sizes.

Depending on your interests, you’ll be able to start your career as:

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

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The Interactive Media emphasis is all about engagement. Within this program, you will learn to design interactive web and video content for many platforms, including mobile, tablets, laptop computers, and large monitors.

Career Opportunities
The Interactive Media emphasis prepares you for a wide range of creative roles in advertising and marketing agencies, consultancy firms, and companies of all sizes.

Depending on your interests, you’ll be able to start your career as an/a:

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

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