2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Aug 10, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

Graphic Design - AAS


The Graphic Design degree program prepares students for employment in entry-level positions in the commercial art and advertising fields. This degree program prepares students with the design principles and desktop publishing skills required for employment in today's job market.

Credit Hours Required:  60

Note: Students interested in a transfer program should see an academic advisor for an educational plan, since this degree is primarily designed to prepare students directly for employment.

 

Graphic Design AAS Suggested Course Sequence  

AAS General Education Requirements


Note: 1 Select from two different prefixes

Program Electives


Select 3 credit hours from the following courses:

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of the Graphic Design Degree program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Work independently or as part of a team to successfully complete graphic design projects. (ART 130, 131, 132, 231, 234, 236, MGT 111)
  2. Develop creative solutions to visual problems. (ART 110, 112, 114, 130, 131, 132, 137, 231, 234, 236, MGT 111)
  3. Utilize typography in design solutions. (ART 112, 131, 234)
  4. Employ industry standard software. (ART 112, 130, 131, 132, 137, 231, 232, 234, 236)
  5. Identify, analyze, synthesize and communicate design principles. (ART 110, 112, 114, 130, 131, 132, 137, 200/201, 231, 232, 234, 236)
  6. Produce and maintain a professional portfolio. (ART 232, 234)
  7. Articulate traditional and nontraditional art examples and how those examples affect popular visual literacy. (ART 110, 112, 114, 130, 131, 132, 137, 200/201, 231, 232, 234, 236)