Graphic designers are artists that are able to apply their aesthetic sensibilities to commercial objectives. From package design to advertising, book layouts to interactive media, the options are truly endless for skilled graphic designers in today’s market. At the Academy’s graphic design school in Los Angeles, students are immersed in the world of graphic design where they study under accomplished professional designers to obtain a mastery of the many facets of this engaging and exciting profession.
In learning to become a successful graphic designer, students learn how to marry their own artistic vision and original voice with the technical and professional demands they will face in the industry. Whether it be designing a movie poster, creating marketing materials for an international campaign, or designing graphic materials for businesses and organizations of all types, the skill set one acquires in becoming a graphic designer allows a person to explore a wide range of industries and design styles. As such, the curriculum at the Academy’s graphic design school covers the plethora of skills, aesthetic challenges, and real world obstacles one can expect to encounter upon completion of a graphic design program.
Graphic Design Courses LA
After a student has enrolled in a graphic design course at the Academy’s LA campus, she or he will take many of the graphic design courses listed below.*
Elements of Design (Design Principles)
4D/Time Based Media
Drawing & Imaging (Introduction to Image Making)
Introduction to 3D Art
Pre-Press & Print Production
Portfolio Production and Business Practice
Text as Image
Introduction to Digital Printmaking
Data Visualization & Information Graphics
Graphic Design (Type, Image, Layout Fundamentals)
*Please choose the Graphic Program listed below to review its specific course offerings.
Graphic Design Classes LA
Potential students have the option of applying and enrolling in a graphic design class at the Academy’s Los Angeles campus year-round. To review the start dates and tuition fees for our graphic design classes, please click here.
Graphic Design Degree LA
Held exclusively at the Academy’s Los Angeles campus, students looking to earn an undergraduate BFA degree that combines the intensive study and practice of graphic design with a liberal arts & science foundation should consider enrolling in our BFA program.