Degrees Offered: B. F. A. Studio Art with Graphic Design Emphasis
Tuition Information: Undergraduate residents $2,998, nonresidents $12,595 for the 2011 – 2012 school year. Tuition does not include undergraduate fees of $3,369 per year.
1 University Drive
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Scope of Program:
Western Carolina University's Graphic Design students begin their studies with coursework in drawing, 2D and 3D design, art history and life drawing. They then focus on communication design, typography, interactive media, storyboarding, animation, time-based digital media and motion graphics. All students complete an internship and create a portfolio.
Western Carolina University offers North Carolina residents who attended North Carolina high schools the Great Grades Guarantee; students who earn a 3.50 cumulative grade point average are guaranteed admission (home schooled students are evaluated on a case-by-case basis). Need-based and merit scholarships are available. North Carolina residents are encouraged to apply for state-sponsored grants and scholarships