Do you like to make visual things? That's what you'll be doing in graphic communications. We blend digital media and print media technology to design and produce integrated products that use photography, video, 3D animation, and digital print technology.
Graphic Communications students learn to become technical creative professionals, working in our labs on the latest cutting-edge graphic communications software and equipment.
Point of Pride
Employers seek Illinois State students to fill graphic communications jobs. Within three months of graduation, 95 percent of our graduates are employed.
Why study Graphic Communications?
The graphic communications industry includes design studios, advertising agencies, digital printing companies, packaging graphics companies, and much more. It is one of the 10 largest industries in the United States and includes more than 50,000 businesses distributed throughout all 50 states.
Close to one million people are employed in this industry, and the Chicago area is one of the most dynamic graphics centers in the country, employing thousands of graphic communications workers.
Applying to Illinois State
Illinois State's preferred filing period for freshman students for the fall semester is September 1-November 15. Applying early is encouraged, as the University must limit enrollment due to space at the University and in specific majors/programs. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!