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what are the required fields forgraphic design?

I want to become a graphic designer #art #graphic-design

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Kristina’s Answer

Most colleges or institutions require the standard courses (math, science, etc) as well as computer fluency in programs like Adobe and Dreamweaver, packaging and web design, understanding of art history, etc. It really depends on where you go and what teachers you get the privilege to work with during your education. I loved my time at CSU San Bernardino. My professors always challenged me and sometimes threw programs at me and expected great results. Visit some small and large art colleges and institutions until you find one that seems a good fit for you. At that point you can see if the courses they offer are what you think will help you toward your goal. I initially thought I'd be in fashion but my graphic design degree has put me in positions from web designer and art creator for framed art to media and web designer for a paintless dent repair tool company. Shopping around is your best bet on finding the right fit and if there is a course you don't like you can always talk to your department head if there is an alternative you can take. I loved the ability to change one of my courses into an independent project where I helped in branding and marketing for a local hairstylist.
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Siddharth’s Answer

Consider looking at UX design & HCI (Human computer interaction) as well. These degree's are more industry oriented, and have higher earning potential than Graphic design. The skills that you will build are very similar.

I'm not sure what you mean by fields.

You can start your journey by getting some experience with various software platforms:
sketch, principal, illustrator, photoshop
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