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Graphic Design

The Middle Tennessee State University Art Department offers a B.F.A. degree in Graphic Design that focuses on the theory and of visual communication. The primary goal of our program is to teach students that graphic design is much more than visual solution, but rather a creative process for solving problems. Students completing the Graphic Design program will have acquired the formal, technical, and conceptual skills necessary for an entry-level position in the graphic design industry.

Our facility offers two well equipped computer labs with the following resources:

Hardware:
65 Apple G5 computer work stations all running OSX
eight 2Ghz Pentium III PCs
10 flatbed scanners
two film scanners
two 35mm slide scanners
six black-and-white LaserWriter printers
one duplexing 11x17 laser printer
eight 5 megapixel digital cameras
four Canon mini dv video cameras

Software:
Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
Macromedia Studio MX including Flash, Freehand, Fireworks, Dreamweaver, and Director
DVD Studio Pro, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Soundstudio Pro, Motion
Quark 6
Microsoft Office for OSX

Faculty Teaching in Graphic Design:
Ashley Hairston
David Walker
Noel Lorson
Jean Nagy

See the Student Works area of the site for examples.