At Lesley's College of Art & Design, you can choose between 10 different undergraduate majors. This includes three different design programs—a BFA in Graphic Design and a BFA in Interactive Design, both delivered in a face-to-face format, and a fully online BS in Design for User Experience (UX). Wondering which major is right for you? This chart outlines what you'll learn and make in each program, and what you could do after graduation.
|Graphic Design||Interactive Design||Design for User Experience|
|Who it's for|
|For students who aspire to make visual design work that meaningfully communicates. Work tends to be print-based or uses static media.||For students who aspire to make visual design work that responds to human interaction. Work tends to be primarily digital using interactive and dynamic media.||For students interested in understanding human behavior and creating meaningful experiences across digital, physical, and service-oriented contexts.|
|What you'll learn|
|How to create high-level visual design work that embodies visual sensitivity, sophistication, and craft and communicates an underlying concept.||How to research, interpret, conceptualize, prototype, and design interfaces that create more interconnected end-user experiences.||How to focus on issues of human-centered-design, research, strategy, and innovation associated with the creation of new products, services, and environments that address the human condition.|
|What you'll make|
|Publications, logos and identity systems, brand experience, signage and wayfinding, packaging, books, catalogs, magazines, advertising||Websites, mobile apps, informational interfaces, product interfaces, mixed reality experiences, touch interfaces, games, digital products and services||User personas, site maps, user flows, wireframes, prototypes, research reports|
|Careers you could pursue|
Partner / Principal / Head
Chief Creative Officer
Change the World by Design
All three of our design programs will teach you the visual communication and problem-solving skills that are essential to any design role. No matter which path you choose, Lesley University will help you change the world by design. Learn more about our program faculty, alumni, and the field in general.