Art, Design & Graphics

Live, breathe and succeed in the arts with degrees that unlock your professional potential.
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Enhance your love of printing, web, animation, fashion, textiles, graphics, design, sculpture, painting or other artistic pursuits through this cluster. Your career options will be limited only by your imagination.

On Campus Programs


2022–2023 Art, Design & Graphics Career Outcomes

Hands-on curriculum, co-op/internship experiences, and industry partnerships lead to successful outcomes.

 Total Degrees% Employed or Continuing EducationAverage Salary
B.F.A. Animation & Digital Media2188%NA
B.S. Fashion & Retail24100%$53K
B.F.A. Game Design & Development 3195%$40K
B.S. Graphic Communications17100%$43K
B.F.A. Graphic Design & Interactive Media4697%$46K
B.F.A. Industrial & Product Design31100%$46K
B.F.A. Interior Design3697%$46K
B.F.A. Studio Art22100%$26K
B.S. Video Production19100%$40K
Total24798%$44K
Partial List of Employers
  • 3M
  • Allison + Partners
  • Amplio Marketing
  • Ashley Furniture Industries
  • Atmosphere Commerical Interiors
  • Bolger
  • Boston Scientific
  • Brooks Stevens, Inc.
  • Callan Publishing, Inc.
  • Carlson Print Group
  • CSI Creative
  • Daily Printing, Inc.
  • DEC Graphics
  • Emerson
  • Fritz & Lloyd Interiors
  • Gerhard's
  • Harms Creative, LLC
  • Hennick Entertainment
  • Henricksen
  • HSR Associates
  • Infinite Campus
  • King Show Games, Inc.
  • King Technology
  • Leary Studios
  • Leerburg
  • Midwest Sinage
  • Milwaukee Tool
  • Mittera Group
  • MNFX
  • Mood Interior Designs
  • National Presto Industries, Inc.
  • Perkins & Will
  • Phillips-Medisize
  • Powertex Group
  • Procter & Gamble (P&G)
  • Quad In-Store
  • Rosenbauer America, LLC
  • Royle Printing
  • Shea Design
  • Shutterfly, LLC.
  • Southwest Graphics
  • Studio MLM
  • The Bernard Group
  • The IMAGINE Group
  • TivoliToo
  • Trek Bicycle Corporation
  • Tucker Thomas Interior Design
  • Vertico Studios
  • Wiha Tools USA
  • Wold Architects & Engineers
Graduate Job Titles
  • 2D Game Artist
  • 3D Product Visualization Artist
  • Account Coordinator
  • Advertising Graphic Designer
  • Art Teacher
  • Artist
  • Associate Interior Designer
  • Ceramics Artist-in-Residence
  • CAD Drafter
  • Design Consultant
  • Designer
  • Electrical Detail Drafter
  • Electronic Press Operator
  • Estimator
  • Fabricator
  • Field Technician
  • Freelance Designer
  • Gallery Administrator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Graphic Technician
  • Industrial Designer
  • Interior Designer
  • Junior Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Junior Interior Designer
  • Junior Production Designer
  • Logistics Facilitator
  • Manager
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Molding Operator
  • Prepress Operator
  • Print Assistant
  • Print Shop Associate
  • Product Developer
  • Project Manager
  • Survey Technician
  • Tattoo Apprentice
  • Technology Assistant
  • Photographer
  • Video Producer
  • Videographer
  • Visual Designer
  • Wedding Videographer

Graduate Degree Programs


Art, Design & Graphics

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Top level: Game design programs ranked best in Wisconsin, among best in Midwest, nation

One of the nation’s premier college ranking organizations has given high marks to UW-Stout’s academic programs in game design.
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UW-Stout Spring Showcase: Experience what the Polytechnic Advantage is all about

Multiple research and design events in April, May open to the public
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UW Board of Regents approves five new academic programs

Students who are ready to build careers in science or art, or pursue a cross-discipline master’s degree, have new and in-demand options at UW-Stout.

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