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Discover Design at TCU

In TCU’s graphic design program you will be challenged to think outside of the box. Our faculty composed of design professionals will mentor you as you grow as a designer.

BFA in Graphic Design

The BFA is a professional degree that prepares graduates to enter the workforce as designers and/or art directors upon graduation.

BA in Design Studies

The BA in design studies offers a flexible, broad-based alternative to the BFA degree that combines instruction in visual communication with a complementary major or minor.

100% BFA Job Placement

Our graduates work in design studios; advertising agencies; corporate design departments; magazine, newspaper and book publishing all over the United States and the world. See where our students land after graduation.

Graphic Design News

Chinese Muslim Calligraphy Workshop Held on Campus
On Friday April 6, Master Chinese Calligrapher Haji noor Deen presented a workshop for a group of students, faculty and staff. Master Deen is a world...
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Graphic Design Students Win Competition Honoring African-American Alumna and Professor Allene Jones
On Wednesday, February 28, members of the TCU community gathered in Smith Hall to celebrate the work of 10 students who competed in a design competiti...
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blotchdesign by Michele Farren
Graphic Design Exhibition “Kicking A** and Taking Names” Earns Notice
blotchdesign by Michele Farren The Department of Graphic Design’s annual juried exhibition offers not only a chance for students to have their w...
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Jessica Dawson wins international awards
Junior BFA Graphic Design Student Wins International Award
Congratulations to Jessica Dawson, ’19 BFA Graphic Design. She is one of the twenty recipients of the student new talent merit awards in t...
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Design studies student Jaclyn Mazzio winning a Gold ADDYs
TCU Design Studies student awarded Gold at ADDY Awards
Jaclyn Mazzio winning a Gold ADDYs TCU Design Studies senior Jaclyn Mazzio was awarded a Gold ADDY for her Big Bend Infographic.  The American Ad...
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Areas of Study

The Department offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design, a Bachelor of Arts in design studies and a minor in design studies. Students are challenged in an academic and artistically rigorous environment and mentored by faculty composed of design professionals.

Areas of Study

Scholarships and Aid

In addition to the wide variety of university-wide scholarships and aid, the Department of Graphic Design awards several scholarships on the basis of creative performance, including the Nordan Young Graphic Designer Award and merit scholarships.

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