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Brand yourself as a design professional

Turn your creativity and artistic talent into a fulfilling career through BEAU’s Visual Design (BFA) with a specialization in Graphic Design program. You’ll learn about visual communication, typography, color, and other design foundations. You’ll also gain practical experience with the most up-to-date design software. When you leave BEAU, you’ll be ready to create visual and multimedia content for organizations of all kinds.

By taking classes full-time at 15 credits per quarter, year-round, you can earn your BFA in Visual Design with a specialization in Graphic Design in as little as three years.

What You’ll Learn

You’ll learn to:


How long does it take?

By taking classes full-time at 15 credits per quarter, year-round, you can earn your degree in as little as three years.


How much can I make?

Mean salary for graphic designers.
Bureau of Labor Statistics 2016


How long do classes last?

BEAU offers four start times each year so that you can get going on your degree right away.

BEAU Is No Ordinary Arts School



Instead of classrooms, you’ll get 24/7 access to creative spaces, specialty labs, and studios furnished with industry-standard equipment and software.



From ad agencies to corporations, local organizations love to team up with BEAU to offer real-world experience and design internships. You’ll graduate with a portfolio that will impress any exec

Financial Aid

Financial Aid

BEAU helps make college more affordable for our students. We’ll help you explore scholarships, grants, loans, and tuition discounts. Liberal transfer credit policies let you build on prior education.


You’ll learn from industry-experienced instructors who bring their real-world knowledge to you. They’ve spent years building successful art and design careers and will help you do the same.

Broad and Specialized Learning for Graphic Designers

Visual Effects

You’ll learn the various aspects of After Effects software, from how it “thinks” to how to integrate media to produce motion graphics. You’ll learn to problem solve real-world design and production challenges.

Branding & Identity

You’ll research and develop a complete branding program for a company, including redesigning the logo and incorporating it across various marketing platforms.

Designing for Mobile Apps

You’ll use software to create mobile applications for multiple mobile devices. In the creation process, you’ll use HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery languages.

Career Possibilities

Graduates of the Graphic Design program are prepared for careers as:

  • Graphic designer
  • Multimedia artist
  • Creative director
  • Art director
  • App designer
  • Layout designers
  • Illustrator

Gainful Employment Disclosure

“Everything here is centered around the development of creativity and the visual and audio arts.”

— Mark Stahmann

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