May 23, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Graphic Design, B.F.A.

Location(s): West Palm Beach Campus (Day)

120 Credit Hours

Program Learning Outcomes

“Expected student learning outcomes specify the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes students are expected to attain in courses or in a program.” Page 69. Resource Manual for the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), 2018.

1. Students will present a final body of work that demonstrates an acceptable level of mastery in their chosen area of specialized study.

2. Students will exhibit a high level of comprehension of the significance of major contributors to the history of graphic design.

Graduation Requirements

Conferral of a Baccalaureate degree in this program of study is determined by successful completion of the Baccalaureate Graduation Requirements outlined here .

NOTE: Students must earn 42 upper level (3000-4000) credit hours in order to graduate. A total of at least 21 of these upper level credit hours must be completed in the selected major.

Visit this program’s information page  for additional program-specific requirements.

Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) - 43 Credit Hours

The Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) Global Studies and Fine Arts requirements are fulfilled through other courses in this major. Only 38 of the 43 credit hours of Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) will still be required for the completion of this program.

Graphic Design Major - 67 Credit Hours

No minor is required. 

Additional Required Credit Hours - 15 Credit Hours

These additional hours may be fulfilled by a minor, second major, general electives taken concurrently, previous coursework taken at PBA or through transfer credits.

Sample Degree Plan:

Graphic Design, B.F.A. Degree Plan