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We’re committed to student-centered learning. Finding and cultivating a personal and creative voice is fundamental. We practice typography as an independent and expressive thinking tool throughout all of our design projects.
We call for design that matters and responds to social and cultural issues. We are aware of what’s going on in the world.
We develop overarching skills that translate to sustained positions in the vast field of design and utilize the full range of media, from the tactile to advanced digital technology.
Our program is structured a bit differently than others. FIT offers what we call a 2 + 2 curriculum. After completing an AAS in the Communication Design Pathways Program︎︎︎, students may apply to the two-year bachelor’s degree (BFA) Graphic Design Program︎︎︎. As you’ll notice on the Courses page, we hit the ground running at Semester 5.
educate respectful designers, who become ethical participants within the community, acknowledging and including all cultures.
Our full-time and adjunct faculty are committed to helping students develop their voices through thought-provoking project briefs, in-class critiques, and insightful feedback.
Their open, helpful and resourceful approach will encourage you to go down paths you may not have gone down before – and learn a thing or two in the process :)
are not given irrevocable truths or absolute values and are instead guided to develop their abilities to independently search for knowledge and personal values.
Fueled by passionate personal interests, they enrich the FIT community by hosting student-led panel discussions, collaborating on FIT’s Blush Magazine, and curating their own shows such as the *Asterisk Show. This drive in and out of their coursework has brought recognition from organizations like GDUSA, the Type Directors Club, and the AIGA.
are driven by a continued desire for growth after graduating from the GD program here @ FIT. To name a few, our alumni have launched careers with cultural institutions, global corporations, political organizations, award-winning agencies, and design studios.