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Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

Create Without Ceasing

Graphic Design

Our world needs visual storytellers who live lives marked by uncompromising Christlike values, dedication and compassion.

Program Learning Outcomes

The graphic design program reflects our commitment to developing students’ knowledge, skills and attitudes in five distinct yet interconnected areas: specialized knowledge; applied knowledge and collaborative learning; intellectual skills; civic and global learning; and biblical worldview integration.

01

Specialized Knowledge

Demonstrate knowledge of and proficiency in the terminology, theories, concepts, practices and skills specific to the field of graphic design.

  • Identify and articulate insights on modern forms and methods of design, effectively citing contemporary industry trends, techniques and strategies.
  • Deconstruct contemporary designs and media creations, making reference to considered understandings of audience as well as industry-standard and historically grounded techniques and elements such as color, typography, composition, balance, form and message.
02

Applied Knowledge and Collaborative Learning

Exhibit competency in applying their knowledge of graphic design to real-world application through both individual and group effort.

  • Implement contemporary design strategies when creating compelling digital media.
  • Effectively and efficiently utilize contemporary, industry-standard design software and hardware in the production of their work.
  • Produce and incorporate meaningful, appropriate and valuable feedback on their own and others’ work.
  • Demonstrate appropriate project and self-management skills; qualitative decision-making; and virtuous collaboration and contribution in a group as required in professional graphic design.
03

Intellectual Skills

Demonstrate your ability to integrate both traditional and non-traditional cognitive skills, including analytical inquiry, information literacy, quantitative fluency and communicative fluency.

04

Civic and Global Learning

Demonstrate intercultural competence in addressing civic, social, environmental and economic issues.

05

Biblical Worldview Integration

Articulate a Christ-centered worldview and its personal, professional and communal embodiment through Christian virtues.

I know more about what I believe and why I believe it.

Daniel Schuler (’17)

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At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below or explore campus with a virtual tour.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

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At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

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