Sneak Peek Day

Incoming students for Fall 2024 are invited to register for Sneak Peek Day on Friday, July 12, 2024

Graphic design is a language that communicates a specific message directed to a specified group or demographic through visual art and typography. Imagination, research, and a broad sense of adaptability shapes our students. Our program is designed for students to learn areas like 2D design, 3D design, print media, digital media, Illustration, packaging design, environmental graphic design, user experience (UX) and user interface design (UI).

The art & design department thrives on collaboration, camaraderie, and interdisciplinary studies.

We encourage our students to embrace their interests and create new ones. Harnessing the power of research, critical thinking, and conceptualizing is what builds our comprehensive design degree.


  • Professional internship opportunities
  • Professional portfolio development
  • A community of creative talent

Seniors participate in a senior capstone show where they display their professional work and skills for a private event. Experienced individuals from various industries come and evaluate the student work in a one-on-one setting. This opportunity brings a diverse group of professionals who interact with different types of design in their respective industries.

Our supportive faculty is a close-knit group of designers and artists that are industry-experienced and ready to work with you.

What kind of career could you obtain with a graphic design degree?

Graphic design is forever changing and adapting to a fast-paced world. Some roles are:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Art Director
  • Creative Director
  • Interactive Design
  • Packaging Design
  • Web and Mobile Design
  • Illustration
  • Environmental Design and Wayfinding
  • Publication Design
  • Branding and Identity Design
  • User Interface Design

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The typical Adrian College student is anything but typical. They possess drive, ambition, initiative, spirit and a bit of moxie.


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