Photography and Visual Communication Design majors prepare students for successful careers as professionals in the discipline, practice, and culture of photography and design.



Our BDes graduates have established a reputation for excellence in the newest design fields. Alumni from Photography and Visual Communication Design work in a broad range of exciting careers in the entertainment, advertising, new media, publication, editorial, corporate, television, film, fashion, gaming and environmental design industries.

Visual Communication

The School of Communications Design (SCD) offers a NASAD-accredited, professionally-oriented, studio-based Bachelor of Design degree program. SCD students have a choice of two streams: Advertising and Graphic Design, and Character Design and Illustration.

Visual Communication Design


With award-winning faculty, creative curriculum, and ample studio space and equipment, students in AUArts’ Bachelor of Design in Photography program enjoy a stimulating and supportive learning environment.