Visualize Your Talents, and Your Success
Graphic and multimedia design is all around us: streaming videos, apps, games, websites and social networks. Learn how to create interactive online experiences with DeVry University’s Bachelor’s Degree with a Specialization in Graphic and Multimedia Design. The Graphic and Multimedia Design Specialization will help you master the artistic and coding skills that marketing departments, advertising agencies and animation studios often seek. It will also prepare you for valuable industry certifications, including the Adobe® Certified Associate exam. Learn online or in our hybrid format, whichever works best for you.
Get to Know Our Bachelor’s Degree with a Specialization in Graphic and Multimedia Design
Our Bachelor’s Degree with a Specialization in Graphic and Multimedia Design will help you explore the way media, can be more interactive and provide richer and more customized user experiences (UX). The Graphic and Multimedia Design Specialization can help you master visual design applications in Adobe® Creative Cloud®, understand how to design for different media types, and learn to translate user needs into functionality. Our curriculum was designed with concepts from the Adobe® Certified Associate (ACA) exam, providing students with the preparation they need to sit for the ACA exam to earn additional credentials.
Choose to specialize in Graphic and Multimedia Design when you earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Multimedia Design and Development.
Adobe® Certification Exams
The knowledge and skills embedded in the Undergraduate Certificate in Website Design provide students with a basis for taking external industry certification exams, including the Adobe® Certified Associate exams1.
An Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification validates that you have basic, entry-level skills in digital communication, creation, and design using Adobe software. Certification by Adobe is an immediate way for you to stand out and be noticed.
The ACA exam is offered in six areas:
- Visual Communications using Adobe® Photoshop®
- Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe® Illustrator®
- Web Authoring Using Adobe® Dreamweaver®
- Video Communication Using Adobe® Premiere®
- Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe® InDesign®
- Interactive Media Using Adobe® Flash® Professional
Classes Start Every 8 Weeks
Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Multimedia Design and Development with Graphic and Multimedia Design Specialization in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.
*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
Graduates of our Graphic and Multimedia Design Specialization may consider careers such as:
Multimedia Artist Animator
Web Graphic Designer
Graphic and Multimedia Design
|GMD311||Web Video Fundamentals with Lab|
|GMD341||Advanced Imaging with Lab|
|GMD371||Advanced Illustration with Lab|
|GMD451||Animation with Lab|
|WBG340||Programming Multimedia for the Web with Lab|
Business and Computing
|BUSN115||Introduction to Business and Technology|
|COMP100||Computer Applications for Business with Lab|
|CIS363B||Web Interface Design with Lab|
|MDD340||Business of Graphics|
|WGD201||Visual Design Fundamentals|
|WGD205||Advanced Design and Rapid Visualization|
|WGD210||Digital Imaging Fundamentals|
|WGD242||Advanced Web Design|
|WGD251||Responsive Web Design|
General Education Courses
|LAS432||Technology, Society, and Culture|
|ETHC334||Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace|
|ETHC445||Principles of Ethics|
|HUMN303||Introduction to the Humanities|
|ECON3126||Principles of Economics|
|SOCS185||Culture and Society|
|SOCS350||Cultural Diversity in the Professions|
Mathematics and Natural Sciences7
|MATH114||Algebra for College Students|
|MATH221||Statistics for Decision-Making|
|SCI2288||Nutrition, Health and Wellness with Lab|
Personal and Professional Development
|COLL148||Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving|
All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.