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The Department of Design at The University of Kansas offers professional, problem-solving, and client-based Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degrees in Illustration & Animation, Industrial Design, Photography, and Visual Communication Design (Graphic Design). KU Design faculty are practicing professionals, active in their area of expertise, and passionate about preparing students for a career in the design industry. Students have access to state-of-the-art facilities, technology, and studio spaces on campus. Students are encouraged to apply their classroom experiences through study abroad programs and internship opportunities. Admittance into the major is highly competitive, resulting in a strong academic community and exceptional student work.

The University of Kansas Department of Design is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

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