2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    May 23, 2024  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Graphic Design - AAS

Progression Plan - 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.

AAS General Education Requirements (19 credits)

Note: 1 Select from two different prefixes

Program Electives (3 credits)

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.
  2. Develop creative solutions to visual problems.
  3. Utilize typography in design solutions.
  4. Employ industry standard software.
  5. Identify, analyze, synthesize and communicate design principles.
  6. Produce and maintain a professional portfolio.
  7. Articulate traditional and nontraditional art examples and how those examples affect popular visual literacy.