Jan 26, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic Design Technology, A.A.S.


The Graphic Design Technology A.A.S. program provides training for a variety of careers in visual communication and graphic design. While most courses are transferable to a four-year institution, students who wish to transfer should discuss their career goals with an academic advisor. 

Program Pathway

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
ENG 101 English Composition
(  is an approved
substitution for ENG 101)
3   ENG 112
or
SPD 103
or
SPD 108
Technical Writing I
or
Public Speaking
or
Introduction to Human Communication 
3
MAT 101 College Algebra 3   Gen Ed Diversity 3
ART 101 Introduction to Visual Arts 3   WEB 101 Web Design I 3
ART 103 Drawing I 3   GDT 116 Digital Imaging 3
GDT 112 Computer Graphics 3   GDT 143 Digital Layout/Prepress 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science 3   SDE 102 Multimedia Authoring 3
Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science 3   GDT 215 Typography 3
GDT 146 Graphic Design I 3   GDT 220 Digital Video and Audio 3
GDT 142 Computer Illustration: Adobe Illustrator  3   GDT 246 Graphic Design II 3
Restricted Elective  Choose from the list 3   Restricted Elective  Choose from the list 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15

General Education Requirements (21-22 Credits)


Arts/Humanities


Behavioral/Social Sciences


Biological/Physical Science


Diversity


English


*A minimum grade of “C” or better is required for ENG-101 and ELL-101

Mathematics


Restricted Electives (6 Credits)


Select Restricted Elective credits from the following list:

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)