Graphic Design - BS

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Bachelor's degree and above, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Graphic Design. 500409


UAFS is your first step in becoming a successful graphic designer in a global and rapidly changing industry. Graphic design students receive hands-on instruction in a professional studio environment with small classes to help develop a strong sense of community among students and faculty. The curriculum is tailored to train well-rounded designers who are able to work with a variety of clients in different situations. Our graduates are trained in interactive and mobile design, user experience design, strategic branding, typography, publication design, packaging, illustration, and image making. With a strong beginning in foundations courses followed by an admissions portfolio review and coursework in studio art and art history, the UAFS graphic design program ensures students are broadly prepared for their careers.




Entrance Requirements

Combination of Education and Course(s)


University of Arkansas - Fort Smith (UAFS)

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

Fort Smith

Local WIB

5035 - Western

Name of Credential

Bachelor of Science -Graphic Design

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Federal Student Aid including Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Work Study, Federal Direct Loans.  Arkansas Division of Higher Education scholarship programs including AR Academic Challenge, AR Future Grant, AR Workforce Challenge, etc. UAFS institutional scholarships, UAFS Foundation scholarships and outside third party scholarships and programs.

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


In-State/District Tuition


Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

27-1024.00Graphic Designers
$0.00 per hour

Provider Status



PO Box 3649, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72913

Phone Number

(479) 788-7000

Fax Number

(479) 424-6958

Last Updated

Oct 17, 2023


Sep 23, 2020


Oct 17, 2024

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