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Graphic Design
AFA = Associate of Fine Arts

Graphic Design AFA = Associate of Fine Arts
A graphic design student at Arkansas State University-Beebe will develop the knowledge and skills to integrate communication and critical thinking in all spheres of design. Students will become familiar with design fundamentals, mobile/web technology and user experience while preparing to transfer to a baccalaureate institution.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate a foundational level of visual literacy with a focus on the elements and principles of design. 
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. 
  • Be familiar with the process of solving visual problems, relying on visual ideation and experimentation. 
  • Gain a basic understanding of two-dimensional media for use in solving visual problems. 
  • Be prepared to communicate about visual issues and visual communication. 

Related Careers

  • Fine artist 
  • Animator 
  • Illustrator 
  • Graphic designer 
  • Educator 


Thomas Fernandez | Assistant Professor of Art 

Beebe Campus | England Center 121


Lisa Floryshak | Assistant Professor 

Beebe Campus | England Center 119 


Chad Duncheon | Instructor of Business 

Beebe Campus | Business & Agriculture 


Dr. David Jones | Program Director Arts & Humanities | Professor of English 

Beebe Campus | Owen Center 170 


Teddy Davis | Dean of Arts & Humanities 

Associate Professor of Political Science and Geography

Beebe Campus | Owen Center 135-C


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