The Academic Program
The Department offers degree programs in Graphic Design (BFA), Interior Design (BS) and Design Studies (BFA). A minor in Architectural Lighting Design is also available. Students are challenged in an academic and artistically rigorous environment and mentored by faculty composed of design professionals.
- Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
- Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design
- Bachelor of Science in Design Studies
- Minor in Architectural Lighting Design
Department of Design Student Handbook
The department is small and selective by design. Lower-division classes are limited to 15 students, and advanced classes are often smaller. This intimate setting allows instructors and students to develop a rapport that not only enhances academic communication, but also contributes to long-term professional relationships and friendships.
The department has twelve full-time faculty members, many of whom who bring a wealth of experience from their professional design practices. The program is supplemented by architectural, design, advertising and illustration professionals from the Dallas-Fort Worth community. This combination provides the stability and academic professionalism of having a full-time staff, while offering a rich variety of perspective and “real-world” learning experiences offered by the part-time faculty.Faculty Directory