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A.S Graphic Design Technology [2533]

Program Manager: Sherri Hill

Graphic Design Technology Website

Program Goal:

The graphic design technology program offers a curriculum based on a combination of basic design principles and the latest technology.  Focus is placed on preparing the student for immediate employment in the field of graphic design.

Program Entrance Requirements

 

General Academic Courses

Students may take these courses at any time during their program of study.

Course Description
Semester Hours
ENC 1101** Written Communication
3
Mathematics Choose From Area II, A.S
3
Behav.Sci.** Choose from Area III, A.S.
3
Humanities** Choose from Area IV, A.S.
3
CGS 1000** Computer Info Systems
3
ART 1300C Drawing I
3
ART 2600c Digital Illustration                                        3
PGY 1800C Digital Imaging
3
ART 1205C Color Fundamentals
3
Recommended Electives Choose 6 credits - any combination of courses
6
 
Total
33

Program Core Courses**

Please consult the Course Description section of the Catalog for prerequisites.

Course

Description

Semester Hours

GRA 1100C Intro to Computer Graphics
3
GRA 2190C Graphic Design Basics
3
GRA 1206C Typography
3
GRA 2150C Photoshop
3
GRA 2151C Illustrator
GRA 2121C Communication Design
3
GRA 2122C Desktop Publishing
3
GRA 2177C Visual Identity Systems
GRA 2425 Business Applications
1
GRA 2950C Professional Practices
3
GRA 2949 Graphic Design Internship
3
 
Total
31
**A grade of "C" or better must be attained for each course taken for this degree. Effective Fall 2013, no new students are being accepted into an A.A.S degree program.  Students currently enrolled will have two years (Summer 2015) to complete the A.A.S specific requirements of the program.  

 

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 In addition to the admission requirements of the College, the following are requirements for admission to the Graphic Design Technology Program:

1. Mathematics proficiency which qualifies the student for entry into MAT 1033 or higher, as demonstrated by the standard placement criteria currently in use at SCF; and

2. Successful completion of GRA 1100C with a grade of "C" or better..

 

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