Graphic Design Program
OverviewThe Graphic Design AAS program prepares students for a career as graphic designers, production artists, art designers, and art directors. Students receive training in creating graphic designs while developing skills in image manipulation, layouts, typography, and branding.
What Will I LearnGraphic Design majors will learn to create designs based on customer specifications, critique designs to evaluate effectiveness, use design tools and the collaborative process to develop design solutions, and create a collection of work that reflects professional competency.
What can I do with this CertificateA graduate of the Graphic Design program is awarded the Associate of Applied Science degree. Graduates find work as graphic designers, art directors, and web designers.
Degree RequirementsThe Graphic Design program of study is 60 semester credit hours and includes general education courses (such as writing, mathematics, and speech) and technical courses (digital imaging, digital publishing, design communication, art direction, etc.).
Graphic Design students must earn a grade of “C” or better in the major specific courses or repeat the course.
Lecture Hours: 47
Lab Hours: 48