Graphic and Interactive Design is communication through visual language—image, typography, form. It includes work that is client-driven as well as self-authored. It can be used to promote commerce, culture and the public good. It employs an unlimited variety of media—traditional and new—to give visual form to ideas, messages and information.
The curriculum at Tyler exposes students to a wide variety of options the field has to offer. Students are evaluated by the exacting standards of the profession from the beginning of their design studies at Tyler. Graduates from the BFA and MFA programs work in print and web design studios, advertising agencies, publishing companies, film and television, music packaging and promotion, product design and packaging, in design departments of major corporations, and as freelance illustrators.
Students at Tyler have been successful in numerous national and international design competitions. Graduates from the Graphic and Interactive Design program are employed by studios and agencies around the country and abroad.