Degrees Offered: B. F. A. Graphic Design; M. F. A. Design with Graphic Design Focus
Tuition Information: Undergraduate residents $3,774, nonresidents $9,523; graduate residents $4,830, nonresidents $11,443 for the 2011 – 2012 school year. Tuition does not include yearly fees of $916.
100 N. University Drive
Edmond, OK 73034
Scope of Program:
Graphic Design students at the University of Central Oklahoma begin their studies with foundation courses in 2D and 3D design, composition and rendering and graphic design history. All students must pass a progress review after completing their first graphic design course. Students continue with coursework in typography, illustration, computer graphics, visual communication, pre-press production, information graphics, advertising and package design and graphic design practice. All students complete an internship and create a portfolio and final portfolio exhibition.
M. F. A. candidates in the Graphic Design option concentrate on design studio work, new media, typography, computer graphics, business of design, design research, educational statistics and methods in design study. All students create a thesis.
Merit, need-based and design scholarships are available. A portfolio is required with the application to the M. F. A. program. Oklahoma residents are encouraged to apply for state-sponsored scholarships and grants.