MajorGraphic Design

Pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in graphic design at Wichita State will prepare you for competitive, client-based work in an ever-changing visual and virtual environment. You'll develop your creative design skills for advertising, branding, motion graphics, video games, web and apps, illustration, typography, packaging and print publications.

Learn how graphic design is the right fit for you.

Graphic design student examines different typography styles

Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted into the College of Fine Arts, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU's admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.

Inside the Program

Graphic design graduate shares her Wichita love with community

Graphic design student are free to pursue their passions as part of their careers.

While Alyssa Johnson was finishing her last semester as a graphic design major, she was also busy starting her own business, Wichita with Love.

Using the skills she learned as a student, Alyssa launched her shop, where she sells screen printed graphic tees, buttons, pins, tote bags and her signature accessory, a knotted headband.


You'll start by taking art foundation courses and introductory graphic design courses. After you complete them, and get admitted into the program, you'll complete the graphic design emphasis coursework over four semesters during your junior and senior year.


A degree in graphic design from Wichita State will help build your skills, your confidence and your portfolio—leading to careers such as creative director, advertising executive, communications professional and designer in a wide range of settings.

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