UFV offers a diploma as well as a minor and extended minor in the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. For full program requirements on all Graphic and Digital Design programs, consult the online academic calendar: Graphic and Digital Design Programs 


GRAPHIC AND DIGITAL DESIGN DIPLOMA

The Graphic and Digital Design diploma (GDD) is a two-year, 60-credit cohort program with an annual intake each fall. 


BFA PROGRAM OPTIONS

GRAPHIC AND DIGITAL DESIGN MINOR

Our Graphic and Digital Design minor is 27 credits, and may be paired with the Visual Arts major in the BFA degree.

GRAPHIC AND DIGITAL DESIGN EXTENDED MINOR

The extended minor is 36 credits, and can be paired with another BFA extended minor in one of the following disciplines to complete degree requirements: Art History, Creative Writing, Fashion, Media and Communication Studies, Theatre, or Visual Arts.


 2014/15 GRAPHIC + DIGITAL DESIGN COURSES 

Graphic design courses are taught by dynamic faculty engaged in design practice, professional communities and academic research. Students are exposed to current industry practices through project work, innovative new technology, industry events, studio visits and guest speakers. Through in-class critiques students develop presentation skills and build standards of excellence.

Skill Development: Adobe Creative Suite

GD157 Digital Design Media I

GD159 Digital Design Media II

Communication Design: Visual identity, advertising, information design, publishing, packaging and corporate communication.

GD101 Fundamentals of Design

GD154 Typography

GD161 Graphic and Digital Design I

GD317 Graphic and Digital Design II

GD374 Brand Identity

GD375 Packaging (2016)

Dynamic Media: Animation, dimension (3D) and motion graphics.

GD203 Dynamic Media I: Motion Graphics

GD303 Dynamic Media II: Storytelling

Interactive Design: Interface design, website design and UX design for screen.

GD202 Interactive Design I

GD204 Interactive Design II

GD358 Interactive Design for Portfolio

Visual Arts and Illustration: Photography, drawing and illustration.

VA113 Introduction to Drawing

VA180 Digital Photography I

GD216 Drawing and Illustration II

Professional Development: Business practices, self-promotion, portfolio development.

GD361 Portfolio Development for Graphic and Digital Design

GD369 Professional Practices I

Art history, communications and English. 

AH203 History of Posters, the Art of Persuasion

CMNS155, ENGL105 or equivalent.

Other Graphic Design Upper Level Courses

GD498 Directed Study (Graphic + Digital Design)

GD499 Directed Study (Graphic + Digital Design)

Upcoming Events! 

Early Applicants:

Portfolio Submission 
+
Intro Session

Monday April 14

3:00 pm
, Mission Campus

Late Applicants:

Portfolio Submission 
+
Intro Session

Monday June 2

3:00 pm
, Mission Campus
 

2014 Portfolio Shows
DESIGNmission.ca

Wednesday April 16

Clarke Theatre, Heritage Park
Mission Campus
View the Exhibition 10 to 5
Meet the Designers 5 to 7
Speakers 7 to 9

Thursday April 24

The Reach Gallery
, Abbotsford
View the Exhibition 10 to 5
Meet the Designers 5 to 7
PechaKucha 7 to 9
 

 

Other Disciplines

Creative Writing
Fashion Design
Indigenous Arts
Media & Communications
Theatre
Visual Arts
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