BFA: Design

Who is it for?

The Design major is recommended for those wishing to work in the design professions. The degree program combines the study of art, communication, design, web development and technology as mediums for visual communication and personal artistic expression.

Students graduate as design leaders, having learned to inform, guide, clarify, promote and empower through visual form.

Work with real clients, gives valuable experience in problem solving, application of design principles, and allows students to become cultural catalysts and sought-after design professionals.

Download Sample 4-year degree plan for the BFA in Design:  GDPlanner_2015.pdf (313 downloads)

And [Jesus] said unto them, “Go you into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.” Mark 16:15

How Can I Serve God?

Our church desperately needs designers who are skilled in visual communication. Our program will prepare you for just such a work. Many of our graduates go on to work for the church, or for non-profit organizations, using their talents to further the spread of the gospel to every corner of the Earth.

Job Market

Designers are the brains behind the visuals and layouts of websites, magazines, logos and more. Computer-related jobs are expected to grow a whopping 61 percent by 2020. If you’re ready to develop your programming skills along with your artistry, you can set yourself up for a successful career in design.

Average Salary: $43,000
Job Growth: 61 percent for computer-related designers
Source: http://blog.brazencareerist.com/2013/03/19/7-in-demand-careers-in-design-and-planning/

Student Work

View the Degree Requirements

View the 2015-2016 Online Bulletin