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

Graphic Design - AAS

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The Graphic Design degree program prepares students for employment in entry-level positions in design, front-end web development, and commercial art fields. This degree program prepares students with the visual design and technology skills required for employment in today's job market.

Credit Hours Required:  64

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.