Graphic design at WVU is about making real things … two- and three-dimensional, as well as for Web and mobile platforms, and even events and programs to solve needs. Our curriculum gives the skills, theory and aesthetic practice necessary to make it happen.
WVU design alumni are living their dreams, combining passions and values with the design process to make their profession a calling.
Sample Course Schedules
Wondering what your typical day might be like? We used students’ real course schedules to create these examples.
Freshman YearART 121 Visual Foundations 1 ARHS 120 Survey of Art History 1 ART 111 Drawing 1 ENGL 101 Composition And Rhetoric ART 191 First-Year Seminar-CCA
Senior YearART 425 Graphic Design:Senior Project ART 324 Graphic Design 4 ART 234 Digital Photography ART 495G Independent Study:Graphic Dsgn ART 491A Prof Fld Expr:Graphics
By the Numbers
Facts and figures that make this major unique:
- The graphic design program has been part of the School of Art and Design since 1973.
English Proficiency Requirements
All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.
WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.