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Bachelor of Science in
Graphic Arts
with an Information Design emphasis
Offered through Independence University


The bachelor’s degree program in graphic arts helps prepare you for entry-level employment as a professional graphic designer. Your emphasis in information design will teach you the skills and techniques of effective communication, whether you’re designing for printed materials or web content.


With your degree, you could be eligible for employment in variety of design-related settings, including marketing and advertising agencies, corporate art departments, or independent design studios. Or, you could even kick-start a lucrative career as a freelance graphic designer.



With three conveniently located campuses, California College San Diego is the right place to earn your degree in San Diego. Take advantage of our easy parking, friendly staff, and modern facilities.

This program is offered at the following location(s):

    With your degree and an emphasis in information design, you could launch a career as:1
    • Graphic designer
    • Web designer
    • Production artist
    • Multimedia artist
    • Art director
    • Web, mobile, or social media content developer
    • Technical designer
    In your program, you’ll study and learn valuable skills in graphic and information design, such as:2
    • Adobe® design software:
    • InDesign®
    • Photoshop®
    • Illustrator®
    • Flash®
    • Information design
    • Universal design
    • Page layout design
    • Digital photography
    • Web design
    • Logo & identity design
    • Professional & technical communication
    • Entrepreneurship
    • New media marketing
    • Internet commerce