Your experience at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will be like no other. Small class sizes, renowned faculty, state-of-the-art facilities and a community that supports creativity are sure to fuel your creativity! Students experience a variety of challenging and creative courses both within the graphic design major and as electives. Studio arts, media studies, communication and marketing all compliment the graphic design degree.
Looking for a little inspiration? Well, you've come to the right place. Our creative and collaborative spaces will allow you to think outside the box and find your creative voice. Our design lab is equipped with 20, 27" iMacs and loaded with Adobe Creative Cloud® software including Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premier, After Effects and more! Wireless keyboards and mice as well as Wacom Tablets and high resolution scanners are at your fingertips. Did we mention our 60" Cannon Printer? Don't worry about spending money on your large prints, we've got you covered!
B.A. in Graphic Design majors are required to take Drawing, Design I, Design III, Art History and Photography. Aside from the required coursework, students who have a deeper interest in the studio arts elect to take courses in Ceramics, Advanced Photography, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Ceramics, and additional Art History. These courses provide creative expression in the traditional arts and many students use the art created in these courses within their graphic design work.
Media Studies offers critical study of a variety of media, such as film, television, print, and new media, as well as opportunities to acquire writing and production skills. It provides the background for students who wish to work in media-related jobs or who wish to acquire a background in media. Graphic design students who wish to work in advertising or production fields are encouraged to take media courses as part of their electives. Major professor Mr. Edward Tyndall, an award-winning film maker, leads the media studies production coursework.