Graphics and Multimedia Technology

Graphics and Multimedia Technology Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree

Graphics and Multimedia Technology

Design your future at Cal U.

A bachelor's degree in graphics and multimedia from California University of Pennsylvania will prepare you for a wide range of careers in visual communications - one of the top industries in the United States. From T-shirts to websites to printed packaging and more, you'll learn how to design, prepare and reproduce visual images, graphics and text in printed and digital formats.

Cal U's comprehensive approach to graphics and multimedia focuses on technical, hands-on visual communication courses, including computer graphics, offset lithography, flexography, screen-printing, and wide- and narrow-format digital printing. You'll also learn key principles of design, management, marketing and production planning.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS: GRAPHICS AND MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY

Internships: Gain a competitive career edge. As a graphics and multimedia major, you'll participate in a high-quality visual communications internship that will give you on-the-job experience in manufacturing and multimedia technology business environments.

Top Accreditation: Cal U's graphics and multimedia technology program is one of only 13 programs in the country with national accreditation for graphics from the Accrediting Council for Collegiate Graphic Communications (ACCGC).

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On-campus graphics and multimedia labs with the latest multimedia design hardware, software, printers, presses, screen imaging facilities and more.
$65,000 
Is the median salary for multimedia artists and animators. (Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.)
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Degree Benefits

As a graphics and multimedia technology major you'll:

  • Build your technical, artistic and business skills in graphic arts, graphic design and visual communication through hands-on courses, internships and labs.
  • Learn to use the latest computer graphics and multimedia technologies and quickly adapt to market changes.
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  • Connect with employers through Cal U career networking events, job shadowing, on-campus recruiting, job fairs and more.
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Graduate Outcomes

Cal U's bachelor's degree in graphics and multimedia will equip you with both the technical and business skills you need for a successful career in many visual communications roles. Job titles of recent program graduates include:

  • Business Development Manager, Rivers Run Media Digital.
  • Screen Printer/Assembler/Warehouse, Channel Craft.
  • Estimator, Knepper Press.
  • Production Coordinator, NECO Productions.
  • Video Technician, Litigation Solutions.
  • Graphic Designer, Industry Weapons.
Graphics and Multimedia Technology Bachelor's Degree
Graphics and multimedia print labs at Cal U.

Top Quality Labs

Cal U's graphics and multimedia labs will give you the opportunity for hands-on learning in nearly all program courses. On-campus labs include the Digital Pre-press Lab, Multimedia Lab, Offset Lab, Digital Printing Lab, and Screen Printing and Flexography Lab.

Graphics and multimedia students at Cal U use a computer lab.

Graphics and Multimedia Clubs

Hone your skills, make contacts and have fun! Cal U graphics and multimedia undergraduates can join student clubs such as the Screen Printing Student Association and the Epsilon Pi Tau honorary society for students in the field of technology.

Cal U graphics students work in a screenprinting lab.

Why Did You Choose This Major

"Because I like to be able to put my own input into my own designs. I felt this major let me express my individuality." - Taylor Frost '18.

Graphics and Multimedia Technology Bachelor's Degree Courses

Cal U's four-year bachelor's degree program in graphics and multimedia technology is a cross-disciplinary program featuring courses in both graphic communications technology and multimedia technology.

Example Course
  • Graphic Communication Processes
  • Time-Based Media
  • Multimedia Foundations
  • Introduction To Business
  • Digital Layout And Design
  • Lithographic Techniques
  • Sscreen-Printing Techniques
  • Digital Video
  • Flexography And Package Printing
  • Computer Animation And 3-D Imaging

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Graphics and Multimedia Technology Minor

Graphics and Multimedia Minor
  • Learn core skills in graphics and multimedia by adding a minor to any undergraduate degree. Common majors that benefit from the graphics and multimedia minor include marketing, business, journalism, liberal arts, art and many others.

Graphics and Multimedia Faculty

Dr. Mark E. Bronakowski
Professor; Graphics and Multimedia Program Coordinator

bronakowski@calu.edu

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Aleksandra Prokic
Assistant Professor
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Joseph G. Schickel
AET Chair and Assistant Professor

schickel@calu.edu

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Susan E. Urbine
Assistant Professor

urbine@calu.edu

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