Digital Art and Design

Bachelor of Science

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Earn your bachelor’s degree in digital art and design at Lynn University and work on graphic arts projects with the latest design tools, such as 3-D printers and state-of-the-art software.

With Lynn’s digital art and design program, you’ll take a wide range of design and media courses spanning topics including layout, film and photography. Unlike other graphic design programs, you’ll get hands-on experience with professors who have made a name for themselves in the graphic arts industry. Plus, you’ll build a portfolio that will be showcased at a campus exhibition attended by industry professionals. When it’s time to graduate, you’ll have the tools needed to start a successful graphic design career.

What you’ll learn in the digital art and design program

  • Still and motion photography 
  • Graphic design for print and web 
  • Illustration and digital animation 

Curriculum & requirements

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Complete one three-week J-Term course and explore innovative ideas, topics and experiential learning. 

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Digital art and design curriculum

As a student of the digital art and design program, you’ll gain advanced instruction and practice in a wide array of visual design fields across a range of media. You’ll study traditional graphic design principles while using the latest design tools with expert professors who have industry experience in computer graphics, photography, graphic design and illustration. 

Graduates must complete a total of 120 credits in the following categories:

  • 57 university core curriculum credits
  • 12 CIC core credits
  • 33 major credits
  • 18 free elective credits

Course preview

GVC 122 Drawing and Design
Gain a solid foundation in basic drawing and design, as well as the creation of conceptual and aesthetic compositions. Explore the application of drawing and design principles and visual elements such as line, form, texture and value. 

GVC 220 Digital Layout and Design
Get an overview of visual design practices that integrates design principles, digital photography, typography and graphics in preparation for use in print and web publications such as flyers, brochures, posters, magazines and web pages.

GVC 235 Web Design
Discover the publishing and development of websites, and discuss web design fundamentals with lectures and demonstrations. Design and code web templates, and develop web pages, image galleries and navigation menus using industry standard software.

Digital art and design jobs and careers

With a degree in digital art and design from Lynn, you will have the graphic arts skills necessary to land a successful career in the digital arts industry, including: 

  • Graphic designer 
  • Illustrator 
  • Video producer 
  • Composition/layout designer 
  • Web designer/developer 

Graduates of the B.S. in Digital Art and Design program have gone on to work for many well-known establishments, such as: 

  • The Baltimore Sun in Baltimore, Maryland 
  • Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida 
  • WMDT 47 in Salisbury, Maryland 
  • DEW Imagery & Design in San Diego, California 
  • John Henry Company in Lansing, Michigan
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