Degrees Offered: B. A., B. S. Graphic Design, Studio Arts
Tuition Information: Undergraduate residents $2,743, nonresidents $4,115 for the 2011 – 2012 school year. Tuition does not include fees of $3,458 per year.
Brookings, SD 57007
Scope of Program:
Graphic Design students at South Dakota State University complete foundation coursework in drawing, 2D and 3D design, color and computer graphics, then continue with courses in figure drawing, art history, visual communication, design media, typography and photography. All students must pass three department reviews and create a senior portfolio.
Studio Arts students must complete at least one certificate in addition to core coursework in drawing, 2D design, figure drawing, color and 3D design. Certificates are offered in Art History, Animation, Ceramics, Painting, Printmaking and Sculpture. Animation students focus on classical animation, intermediate animation, topics in animation and art history.
Graphic Design students are strongly encouraged to purchase an Apple MacBook Pro laptop computer. Tuition reciprocity is available for Minnesota residents. Merit and need-based scholarships are available. South Dakota residents are encouraged to apply for state-sponsored grants and scholarships.