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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 and 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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