Communication + Information Design

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The CID program focuses on all aspects of digital information design and communication: designing, planning, organizing, writing and deploying digital media including games, social, personal and professional media.

Students in the Communication and Information Design program learn through studio-based education and real world experience. Both help prepare students for a variety of careers.

Studio-Based Education

Students will be engaged in hands-on production of digital information products in our multiple digital design studios. Our studios support both PC and Mac operating systems and offer a full suite of software supporting graphic design, digital photography, video production, animation, game development, text layout, and other information design projects.

Real World Experience

Students will work with clients in professional situations under the direction of lead writers, documentation specialists, or publication managers. Additionally, they will complete senior-level practicum and portfolio classes.


Graduates from the program find employment in interactive media and game design, social media strategy, web design, professional writing and editing, video production, instructional design technologies, training and teaching, communication management, computer documentation, public relations, graphic design, journalism, document design, and professions that have not yet been invented yet.

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