Logos, company branding, illustrations, motion graphics,web design.The Graphic Design program focuses your education on both print and digital design. The goal of the GFX | Graphic Design program is to teach you to produce and present graphic design work and graphic art acceptable for a professional client/designer environment.
Located in Southfield, Michigan, the Specs Howard Graphic Design program offers Metro Detroit students a blended curriculum that mixes online learning with hands-on courses that meet twice a week.
Students are taught the basics of print and web design utilizing Adobe Creative Suite® Design Premium. Students alter images in Photoshop, create images in Illustrator and animate with motion graphics, prepare layouts using InDesign, and create websites in Dreamweaver while developing a sound understanding of design fundamentals.
Successful graduates of the GFX | Graphics Design program will:
GFX |Graphic Design classes are held at the main campus in Southfield, Michigan where students also have access to the shool's Learning Resource Center. Students get a jump on building a graphic design reference library with the number of textbooks received throughout the course of the program and have access to the Graphic Design Lab (Wi-Fi, color printer, mat supplies, and graphics production room) without lab fees.
GFX | Graphic Design program students are loaned an Apple MacBook Pro as part of the Specs Howard Access to Resources for Education (SHARE) program. Graduates have the opportunity to purchase their MacBook Pro without the Adobe software at a reduced rate upon successful completion of the program.
Learn more about the GFX | Graphic Design Curriculum