Advertising & Graphic Design major

You make a big impression on people — and the world.

Take risks. Influence decisions. Bring people together. Propel social movements. Build businesses. Work with change-makers. Challenge yourself to make everyone see the world — and something in it — in brand new ways. In our Advertising & Graphic Design degree program, you’ll learn how to mix verbal, visual and interactive media to create and convey resilient, tailor-made messages, using the latest techniques and tools. We want to engage our audience in a way that propels lives, families, communities and cultures forward with a positive momentum. In addition to advertising and design coursework taught by some of the most talented people in the creative industries, your curriculum will include photography, illustration, animation, marketing, copywriting, research, strategy, positioning, target audiences, packing, motion, web design, and more — everything you’ll need to make your mark on the world.

 

Advertising & Graphic Design facilities

You'll have access to:

  • Collaboration areas 
  • Apple computer workstations with dual monitors and industry-standard software
  • Professional scanners and WiFi-enabled printers for free black-and-white test prints
  • Video and photography studio with dedicated Canon 5D cameras and lighting equipment
  • Shared resources around campus such as the Tad Jeffrey FabLab, MindMarket workspaces, print labs and computer labs 
  • One of the top 5 graphic design schools in Ohio

 

Student and alumni works

 

Careers

The CCAD Advertising & Graphic Design degree program provides students with a versatile toolkit. Our alumni can be found in all sorts of positions.

Art director
Brand manager
Copywriter
Creative director
Design consultant

Digital designer
Environmental designer
Graphic designer
Interactive media director
Marketing strategist

Production designer
Social media manager
Web designer/developer

Employers

A&E Television Networks
American Greetings
Apple
Arc Worldwide/Leo Burnett
BBDO

E. & J. Gallo Winery
IBM iX
Interbrand
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
JPMorgan Chase
 

Ogilvy & Mather
Proctor & Gamble
Saatchi & Saatchi
Wondersauce
Young & Rubicam

 


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Credit hours

Requirement  
Program Requirements 60
CORE Studio Requirements 18
CORE Liberal Arts Requirements 42
Total
120

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Course information

Check out the Advertising & Graphic Design degree program's course requirements.

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Faculty

David Bennett
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Joshua Bodman
Chair of Advertising & Graphic Design
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Mark Burleigh
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Mike Compton
Assistant Professor
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Alenka De Los Rios
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Tim Frank
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Vicki Golden
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Andy Havens
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Melissa Jackson
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Lindsey Kelly
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James Lutz
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Matthew Mohr
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David Schirtzinger
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Adam Sherman
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Mary Stephenson
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Alfredo Weeks
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