Multimedia Graphic Design - Art

Why study multimedia graphic design at Coe College?

Multimedia graphic design students at Coe College have significant advantages.

  • Class sizes are small, allowing for individual attention and learning. Classrooms are highly interactive, promoting opportunities for critical thinking.
  • Coe has the #7 Most Accessible Professors in the nation, according to The Princeton Review.
  • Students learn to use traditional materials and Adobe Creative Suite software to create compelling visual communications. 
  • Cedar Rapids is the urban hub for creative businesses in Eastern Iowa with numerous marketing and creative agencies surrounding campus — excellent opportunities to gain real experience and build a professional network before graduation.

Careers for multimedia graphic design students

Nearly 100% of reporting Coe graduates are employed or in grad school within nine months of graduation. Multimedia graphic design can open doors to careers in a variety of fields, including:

  • Graphic design
  • Web design
  • UX (user experience)
  • Animation
  • Advertising
  • Public relations
  • Marketing
  • Publishing

Course requirements

  1. ART 363 Graphic Design Studio *prerequisite ART 145
  2. ART 371 Typography and Design *prerequisite ART 363
  3. ART 304 Web and Motion Graphics *prerequisite ART 145
  4. ARH 270 History of Design
  5. BUS-280 Computer Applications: Business Websites AND BUS-281 Computer Applications: Social Media