2016-2017 Catalog 
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2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic Design Program, A.A.S.

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This program is for students who wish to gain employment in the field of graphic art and design. Positions may be available in advertising – print and non-print – and in various visual communication fields. Employment areas may include: design production, print production, display, digital design, illustration, and photography. This program is not designed for transfer to a four-year college. Students who wish to complete Bachelors’ degrees should choose the Graphic Design Option of the Humanities A.A. Program .

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Discuss the history of typography
  • Utilize various software programs
  • Apply pre-press techniques
  • Demonstrate digital design techniques


General Education - 20-22 credits

 As described in General Education .

Elective - 2-4 credits

Total credits required for degree: 60

Program Code for registration: GRPDN

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Suggested Sequence - Graphic Design Program A.A.S. Degree

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Semester 1 - Fall Term

Total Credits: 15

Semester 2 - Spring Term

Total Credits: 15-16

Semester 3 - Fall Term

Total Credits: 15

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total Credits: 14-16

Sequence Notes:

(1) One course is recommended from the Cultural & Global Awareness  knowledge area.

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