Course Description

Professional procedures for solving design problems from first ideas through finished presentations; emphasis on the integration of letter forms and graphics.


Credit is awarded from LSU–Baton Rouge


  • Online, self-paced, open-enrollment period
  • Six months to complete course
  • 14 modules, 3 exams

Tuition and Fees

Special Requirements

  • Software. Adobe Creative Suite that includes the following: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe AfterEffects, Silverlight, and Web Browser.
  • Hardware. A camera or smartphone, flatbed scanner, web cam with a microphone (built-in or external), headphones or working speakers, and high speed internet. Web cam with a microphone (built-in or external), headphones or working speakers, and reliable high speed internet.
  • Art supplies. Scissors, Xacto knife, metal ruler, white copy paper, cutting surface, Scotch Magic tape, and a sketchbook.
  • You are also responsible for purchasing separately the required textbooks and any additional required materials for this course.
  • Check with your advisor to be sure Distance Learning Programs are right for your degree. This online course does not currently meet the requirements of a studio credit for students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts Graphic Design concentration in the School of Art at LSU.
  • If you are interested in re-enrolling in a course that you have already taken through our program, please contact us before registering. If you have any questions about registration or payment, please contact our office.
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