Perspective matters.

With Cornerstone University's graphic design program, you will develop your skills in creativity, technology and typography to become an innovative graphic designer. You will explore the creation and analysis of images through photography, illustration and digital tools. Art tells a story, and your hands-on learning experiences at CU will prepare you to be an engaging visual communicator.

Here, you can expect to be taught by professors who share and model a biblical worldview. Because we value relational learning, you can also look forward to smaller class sizes that will provide you the personal attention to flourish during your time at Cornerstone.

  • Overview

    • School: Traditional Undergrad Academics
    • Division: Communication & Media
    • Degree Type: Bachelor of Arts, Minor
    • Format: Residential
    • Location: Grand Rapids

    Career Opportunities

    A bachelor's degree in graphic design prepares you for a range of careers and graduate programs.

    • Graphic designer
    • Web developer
    • Art director
    • Marketing specialist
    • Multimedia artist
  • Program Classes

    From personable faculty to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.

    See our sample degree plan for the list of classes you'll take as a graphic design major.

    Global Internships

    All traditional undergraduate students complete an academic internship or practicum. This experience helps you explore your calling and gain practical career skills.

    With guidance from the Center for Career & Life Calling, our students land internships at trusted businesses and nonprofits around the world.

    • Access of West Michigan
    • Insomniac Events
    • Women At Risk, International
  • Communication and Music Student Outcomes


    of traditional undergraduate Communication, Media and Music Division students from the class of 2019 were working or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

    Importantly, our recent graduates also shared that they love their work. Of respondents, 97 percent reported a genuine interest in what they are doing.