To develop dedicated, practical problem solving people for the printing, publishing, imaging, packaging and allied industries.
The numerous graphic communications industries encompass areas such as graphic design, distribution, technology, printing, packaging, marketing and web design/development. Think of each of the products you use every day, each of which were designed, marketed, printed, packaged, sold and delivered.
The Department of Graphic Communications’ philosophy centers on a unique concept of hands-on learning. Students experience the equipment, theories, and necessary problem solving found throughout the diverse industries.
Our graduates are very successful in a variety of professions within the realm of graphic communications. This is due to the department's outstanding faculty, curriculum, and the methods employed in our facilities. Each student is required to work two internships offering a wide range of experiences and the opportunity to build industry contacts for future employment.
As a student in Graphic Communications you will develop both technical and creative abilities through a comprehensive and dynamic curriculum to become a successful professional in a technology driven and dynamic multi-billion-dollar industry.
Graphic Design for a Global Marketplace
Last May, a small group of Clemson students – both graduate and undergraduate – took part in the first study abroad class in the department’s history; Graphic Design for a Global Marketplace. The concept was for students to study in the world capital of London, England and get a feel for how packaging and branding can be altered for use in a global marketplace and then redesign a typical American products and “present” them for sale in an international landscape...
Hello, My Name Is Godfrey.
There are three certainties in football: a Clemson University win, an opponent loss, and Homecoming. Being a part of numerous Homecomings, I’ve seen it all. But, basically it’s a swarm of people celebrating the return of their school’s football team. However, this Homecoming was different. You could feel it in the air like the mist after a thorough screen cleaning with the power washer. The sun appeared to shine a little bit brighter. Dr. Ingram seemed to smile a little bit bigger....