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Texas Tech University - Art and Communication Design Programs Profile
Degrees Offered: B. F. A. Art with Specialization in Communication Design
Tuition Information: Undergraduate residents $4,861, nonresidents $13,286 for the 2012 – 2013 school year. Tuition does not include fees of $2,656 per year.
Lubbock, Texas 79409
Scope of Program:
Communication Design students at Texas Tech University complete foundation courses in art, including introduction to art, design process, 2D and 3D design, drawing and art history. They must then pass a portfolio review to be admitted to the major. Admitted students continue with coursework in design history, typography, symbolization, type and image, computer design methods, visual system, web media design, publication design, public and social service design and portfolio development. Students must pass a third-year portfolio review in order to graduate. All students create a portfolio.
All Communication Design students must purchase an Apple MacBook laptop computer. Merit and need-based scholarships are available. Tuition discounts are available for residents of bordering counties and states. Texas residents are encouraged to apply for state-sponsored grants and scholarships.