Commercial and Advertising Art Major

Description: A program in the applied visual arts that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences via illustrations and other forms of digital or printed media. Includes instruction in concept design, layout, paste-up, and techniques such as engraving, etching, silkscreen, lithography, offset, drawing and cartooning, painting, collage, and computer graphics.

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Commercial and Advertising Art Major

What Courses Do Commercial and Advertising Art Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Commercial and Advertising Art majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Applied Computer Science
  • Design
  • Drawing
  • Management
  • Mathematics