2018-2019 Catalog Winter Update [Archived]

Graphic Design, AAS

The graphic design concentration is an interdisciplinary, career-focused program that helps students develop skills in design, typography, computer graphics, and new media design for print and web. This concentration is appropriate for students who wish to enhance their skills, retrain for new or added job skills, or enter the job market versed in design for print or web. The curriculum combines foundational and software-specific classes. Graduates may find work with advertising agencies, publishing and printing firms, art studios, television and radio stations, newspapers, and various businesses with in-house design departments.

Associate of Applied Science

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
ANM 100Adobe Creative Suite

3

ANM 102History Graphic & Web Design

3

ANM 120Bus Practices/Creative Careers

3

ANM 140Typography

3

ANM 141Graphic Design

3

ANM 142Adobe Photoshop

3

ANM 143Adobe Illustrator

3

ANM 240Adv Typography Print & Web

3

ANM 241Graphic Design II

3

ANM 243Graphic Design III

3

or

ANM 282Design Crew Merit Course

3

ANM 256Concept Development

3

ART 1012D Design & Color Theory

3

ART 103Drawing & Composition I

3

ART 133Intro to Digital Photography

3

ART 215Advanced Digital Photography

3

CIS 170Web Page Coding w/Dreamweaver

3

COM 101Public Speaking

3

ENG 110College Writing I

3

or

ENG 160College Writing & Research

4

ENG 112Writing for the Workplace

3

or

COM 113Interpersonal Communication

3

MATH 115Math for the Liberal Arts

4

Social Science

3

Wellness/Physical Education

2

Total Credit Hours: 66