Graphic Design Curriculum

Associate of Science Degree

The Graphic Design Associate of Science Degree Program allows students to develop skills in the practical, contemporary application of the principles and disciplines of design. Graphic design students can learn basic skills in computer design software along with the newer disciplines of interactive design, experience design, and motion graphics. The Graphic Design Associate of Science Degree program provides the student with specialized training using industry standard applications. The Graphic Design Associate of Science Degree program also includes upper level courses consisting of business and marketing applications as well as advanced image editing. These graphic design classes also gives graduates the general education necessary to manage interpersonal and social situations by preparing them to advance in their professional and personal life. Graphic design students will be provided the opportunity to prepare for work in entry- level positions in communications, design, layout, production, etc., by creating a portfolio to show competency in graphic design. These classes are designed for full-time students to complete the program in 18 months.

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Program Requirements Quarter Course Credit Hours
BUS112 Personal Finance 4
BUS211 Small Business Management 4
CIS100 E-Commerce 4
CIS140 Internet Foundations 4
CIS106 Computer Applications 4
CIS107 Computer Applications II 4
CIS155 Web Design I 4
CIS178 Web Design II 4
CIS179 Web Animation I 4
CIS180 Web Graphics I 4
CIS181 Web Animation II 4
CIS183 Image Editing 4
CIS186 Web Design III 4
CIS188 Web Language I 4
CIS299 Web Projects 4
GRD265 Advanced Image Editing 4
COM208* Public Speaking 4
CRT210* Critical Thinking 4
ENG101* General English 4
ENG211* Composition I 4
MTH103 College Math 4
PSY202 Principles of Psychology 4
INT142 Professional Seminar and Internship or Capstone Project 4
SFS140 Strategies for Success 4
Total Quarter Course Credit Hours Required 96

*This course fulfills a general education requirement.

January 1, 2014

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