The Design Advanced Professional Certificate is a two-year studio-intensive program.
The curriculum is designed for students who already have a Bachelor’s Degree (BA, BS, or BFA in any major) and wish to pursue a professional career as a designer. Students with no previous art experience may take required foundation prerequisites before or concurrent with the program.
First semester: 15 creditsIntroduction to Web DesignLanguage of DesignDesign of LanguageHistory of Modern DesignAdvanced Drawing ElectiveIntroduction to Photographyor Video ISecond semester: 15 creditsTypography IVisual CommunicationArt History ElectiveDesign Major ElectiveStudio Elective
First semester: 15 creditsTypography IIDesign SpecificationDesign Major ElectiveAdvanced Design MajorElectiveGeneral ElectiveSecond Semester: 15 creditsTypography ElectiveDesign SystemsDesign Senior StudioInternshipGeneral Elective or DesignSenior Seminar
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Argus, BFA Design alumnus Lucas Guerra's design and communications firm, has been awarded a 2013 EMMY for “Survivors” PSA for the State of Massachusetts' Stop. Think. Let it Go campaign.