Bachelor of Arts in GRAPHIC DESIGN

UW-Platteville Art Students

Bachelor of ArtS in GRAPHIC DESIGN

The graphic design program at University of Wisconsin-Platteville is a 120-credit Bachelor of Arts degree and is focused on the art of imaginative problem solving and how it relates to visual communication. Graphic design is a dynamic field that demands people who are able to meet creative challenges and to push beyond what is expected.

Following the foundation year in the Fine Arts program, students will take courses focusing on typography, print and multimedia design, packaging design, and graphic design history. The graphic design program incorporates traditional and new technologies into a hands-on learning environment. Our students learn how to conceptualize solutions to design situations that encourage critical and creative thinking, promote social awareness, and encourage individual artistic growth and development.

The UW-Platteville Graphic Design program prepares students for professional careers. Students learn a combination of conceptual and technical skills and gain practical experience. A Bachelors of Art in Graphic Design from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville delivers a well-defined knowledge of art and design for students seeking careers as creative designers, multimedia designers, illustrators, web designers, and art directors.

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Art Department News

Art Department News

Art students to display best works in senior art exhibitions

April 10, 2018

The best works of four senior Bachelor of Fine Arts candidates at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville will be featured in individual, weeklong exhibitions, to be held Thursday, April 19-Friday, May 11 at various locations across campus, including the university’s Art Building, Markee Pioneer Student Center and Ottensman Hall.



Senior Art Show opens at UW-Platteville

April 12, 2018

Three senior art students at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville are the featured artists in the annual Senior Show, a gallery exhibition of the finest works they created throughout their formative years in the university’s art program.



FACulty art Exhibiton

March 6, 2018

The artwork of six University of Wisconsin-Platteville art faculty and instructional staff members will be on display at the UW-Platteville Art Faculty Exhibition, or Faculty Show, Tuesday, March 6 through Saturday, April 14, in the Nohr Gallery, Ullsvik Hall.



Graphic Design Courses

Graphic Design Courses
  • Graphic Design One: Lettering and Typographic Design
  • Graphic Design Two: Introduction to Design Studio
  • Graphic Design Three: Advanced Typography
  • Graphic Design Four: Advanced Graphic Design Studio
  • Graphic Design Five: History and Systems
  • Introduction to Digital Media
  • Graphic Design Course Planner

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Student Testimonial

From the fundamentals to their application in real world scenarios – the UW-Platteville Graphic Design Program provides students with a comprehensive Fine Arts degree.

-Dana Gevelinger