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Welcome to the Department of Art and Design
As an art major at Susquehanna University, you'll earn more than just an undergraduate degree. You'll gain lifelong advantages that you won't find at other colleges. Our design program is one of the top 5 in the state, according to Zippia.
For starters, classes are small and the facilities are top-notch. You'll learn to express yourself in many ways—and not just visually. Our department is designed for those who are serious about art and design.
BFA in Graphic Design
Our award-winning graphic design program now offers a BFA, incorporating traditional print and interactive design to prepare you to work in this creative and fast-paced field.
You’ll graduate with in demand skills such as editorial and publication design, UX/UI design and brand development — as well as the industry knowledge that employers seek.
Ninety-eight percent of our alumni are working design professionals at companies like Under Armor, Bombas NYC, RollingStone, Sony Music, The New York Times and Lego North America.
A Susquehanna education provides students with flexibility in coursework so they can conduct research, intern and study abroad. When it comes to your major, you’ll begin taking classes in your chosen program of study in your first year.
Here are some of the courses that graphic design majors take in their first few semesters at Susquehanna.
- Foundations of Art I
- Computer Applications in Graphic Design
- Visual Communication
Download the current course catalog on this page to see the full list of classes and course descriptions for Susquehanna’s majors.