We use cookies to enhance your experience. By continuing to visit this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Policies & Disclosures

Design Facts

The Facts

In our Bachelor of Arts in Design Program, students will learn to demonstrate communication skills to articulate design solutions; integrate critical thinking and research skills to evaluate and research the global, socio-economic, and historical influences and/or trends in design; develop interpersonal relationships by using focused interview techniques; combine current and past trends as sources of design inspiration; use industry standard technology to develop design ideas; and address design challenges using cultural, geographic, political, environmental, regulatory, and ethical viewpoints.

Students enter our 91-unit Bachelor of Arts in Design Degree Program having completed their Associate of Arts Degree from FIDM in one of the following majors: Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Textile Design, or Visual Communications. The Bachelor of Arts in Design welcomes transfer students who have completed an Associate's degree in a relevant major at another accredited college or university. In the Bachelor’s program, they receive in-depth exposure to the universality of design, as well as the foundation from which to create innovative design solutions blending current trends, major art history movements, and the principles of design as sources of design inspiration.