A completed Concordia University Chicago admission application
Official transcripts of all college coursework from each institution attended
Any foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a Concordia-Chicago approved international credentialing service. Concordia-Chicago accepts evaluations from Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE)
A certified document pledging financial support for the student's first year of study and without any unexpected events, enough funding from the same or an equally dependable source for the following years
Proof of graduation from a secondary school
72 (internet-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - CUC's DI code is 1140
6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
6.0 on the Password Skills Test
Successful completion of Level 112 at an ELS Language School (ELS) or certificate of Completion of Program from an English Language Institute (ELI), along with a recommendation of the program director
Concordia’s Graphic Arts program offers you the opportunity to use advanced computer technology to design a variety of print and digital communication and marketing materials. Concordia offers a well-equipped computer lab with the latest versions of Adobe’s Creative Suite: Adobe InDesign®, Adobe Photoshop®, Adobe Illustrator® and Acrobat®. You’ll learn to design on both PC and Macintosh operating systems to prepare you for a variety of work environments.
As a Graphic Arts major or minor, you will take both computer related courses as well as studio art courses to develop both your sense of design and your computer knowledge. You have the opportunity to design artwork for gallery exhibits, University publications, the Communication/Theatre Department and the greater community at large. Senior art majors also show off their own design work in the Annual Senior Art Exhibit in the University’s Ferguson Art Gallery.