Visual Communication Design, BFA


Our practice is to equip and grow students to become conscientious and dynamic design leaders who empower innovation and lasting positive impact through design solutions that engage our communities and our world.

The BFA in Visual Communication Design is designed to help students achieve the highest possible level of professional preparedness and to become tomorrow’s design leaders. We believe, by offering a more rigorous and focused study in Visual Communication Design, our students will be prepared to tackle the unending challenges that await in a global workspace and will aid in our mission to be a truly great Christian university known for outstanding education in Design.

Program Offerings
Bachelor of Fine Art in Visual Communication Design
Minor in Graphic Design

Student work


The world of Design is vast and changing at rapid speeds! Never before has there been such a desire and need for both quality design and designers to enter the market place. As a Graphic Design Major your portfolio, experience, and know-how will land you into professional careers such as:


Graphic Designer
Web Designer
Design Strategist
Creative Director
Art Director
Brand Manager
Design Consultant

Information Designer
Package Designer
Publication and Book Designer
Exhibition Designer
Design Researcher
Service Designer

Professional Experience

Along with amazing facilities to help foster your growth as an emerging designer, we also provide access to AIGA, the Professional Association of Design. AIGA is the oldest governing body of professional design standards in America. Our intensely active student group prepares professional studio visits, workshops, travel experiences, and professional networking opportunities. Visit the AIGA website to learn more, and follow us on Facebook!

Lastly, to be fully prepared we recommend and help place our students into both service oriented and professional internships. These typically take place during the Junior and Senior year! Take a look here to learn more!

We want to learn more about you and your desire to become an amazing designer. Our faculty are here to meet with you and help direct your learning and studio practice to become aligned with your deepest passions and calling. To learn more about us feel free to reach out to any of our amazing faculty!

Herb Vincent Peterson,  MFA

Herb Vincent Peterson, MFA

Jenne Logsdon,  MFA

Jenne Logsdon, MFA

Wendy Puffer,  MFA

Wendy Puffer, MFA

Carl Rudy,  MFA

Carl Rudy, MFA

Luke Anspach,  BS

Luke Anspach, BS