Living in an information-seeking society, we are surrounded by words and pictures. It is the task of the graphic designer to research, analyze, organize and make artistic order out of chaos. Graphic design students must learn to speak a global visual language and develop an awareness of the meanings and power of symbols and words. The products and services they design and promote will make a social and ecological impact.
-- Description from Graphic Design department, accessed August 1, 2013
Picture credit: By Michael Maggs, CC-BY-SA-3.0, accessed from Wikimedia Commons on August 8, 2013