Graphic Communications is the study of technology and management practices needed to produce the imaged products that are used in all aspects of our lives. Examples of these products include product packages, magazines, books, and newspapers (both print and mobile/tablet versions), mail advertisements, store displays and signs, printed electronics, and websites.
The graphic communications industry is high-tech and rapidly changing. It requires a highly educated workforce for employment in positions such as project manager, digital media developer, web content manager, quality control specialist, sales representative, cost estimator, accounts manager, and production designer.
Students engage in hands-on activities with high-tech equipment related to digital media, design & layout, content management systems, website development, and print technologies. Students also develop business and production management skills.
The starting salary range for the previous year was $30,000 and $40,000.
Salary data is compiled from alumni surveys and graduate exit surveys. The salary range reported is dependent upon location and does not reflect the entire compensation package offered.