B.A. Communication Design (Graphic Design)

Course Overview

B.A. Communication Design program in Graphic Design of JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) is designed to provide students with a comprehensive education in the field of visual communication. This program is a fusion of theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and critical thinking, ensuring that graduates are well-equipped to thrive in the constantly evolving world of graphic design.

Course Commencement

Date : August 2024

Course Highlights
  • Duration of Study: 4 Years (8 semesters)
Eligibility

The minimum qualification required to apply is a pass in the 10+2 examination in Science or Commerce from PUC / ISC / CBSE or an equivalent board. A course recognized as equivalent thereto by the University.

Curriculum Structure

Courses inside B.A. Graphic Design after the Foundation Year (First Year) are as below:

Candidates admitted into the B.A. programs in Communication Design undergo a common Foundation Year. Students are introduced to developing their design sensibilities with several experiential opportunities. The courses they will experience this through are:

Semester 1
  1. History of Design
  2. Design Study
  3. Design Lab: Image Editing Techniques
  4. Drawing Skills
  5. Language Courses
  6. Mind Management and Human Values
Semester 2
  1. Drawing Skill: Life Study
  2. Undertaking Visual Research
  3. Storytelling - Developing Visual Narrative
  4. Video and Audio editing
  5. Language Courses
  6. Mind Management and Human Values
  7. Research and Entrepreneurship Project

Semester 3
  1. DESIGN COMMUNICATION & VISUALIZING IDEAS-Strategic Communication & Consumer Behavior
  2. ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
  3. Digital Illustration Technique
  4. PHOTO-COMMUNICATION
  5. BRANDING & IDENTITY DESIGN (BRANDING & COMMUNICATION DESIGN)
  6. ADVERSTISING DESIGN (ADVERTISING DESIGN & MEDIA)
Semester 4
  1. DESIGN THINKING AND CONTEXTUAL APPLICATION
  2. INDIAN CONSTITUTION
  3. GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR WEB (INTERACTION DESIGN)
  4. MOTION GRAPHICS
  5. PUBLICATION & PRINT DESIGN
  6. INFORMATION DESIGN

Semester 5
  1. ETHICS AND LAWS FOR MEDIA
  2. Writing for Digital Media
  3. INTERNSHIP
  4. APPLICATION UI DESIGN
  5. PACKAGING DESIGN
  6. TV COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION PRACTICE
  7. VIDEO AND AUDIO EDITING
  8. Emerging Technologies
Semester 6
  1. DESIGN PROJECT
  2. GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR GAMING
  3. 2D/3D ANIMATION TECHNQUIE
  4. ONLINE ADVERTISING AND SOCIAL MEDIA
  5. 3D GRAPHICS-MODELLING or (Retail & Visual Merchandising)
  6. E-Commerce

Semester 7
  1. ADVANCE RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 1
  2. COLLABORATIVE PROJECT
  3. Foreign Language 1
Semester 8
  1. ADVANCE RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2
  2. Foreign Language 2

Note:
Courses on offer are subject to change between semesters or academic years depending on relevant recommendations from experts in industry, academia and other important stakeholders

Exploring Opportunities Following B.A

Upon completing our Bachelor's Degree Program in Graphic Design, graduates will find themselves well-positioned to seize various opportunities in the design industry. Some of these opportunities include:

  1. Graphic Designer
  2. Art Director
  3. Web Designer
  4. Branding Specialist
  5. Illustrator
  6. Packaging Designer
  7. Advertising Creative
  8. Multimedia Artist

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