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2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Nov 26, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic Design Concentration, Arts and Sciences, A.A.


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The concentration in Graphic Design will prepare students for transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor of fine arts degree with a concentration in graphic design. While most courses are transferable to a four-year institution, students who wish to transfer should discuss their choice of courses with an academic advisor from the transfer institution.

Program Pathway

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
ENG 101 English Composition
*(ENG 101E  is an approved substitution for ENG 101) 
3   ENG 102
or
ENG 112
Advanced English Composition
or
Technical Writing
3
MAT 115 Quantitative Reasoning 3   Gen Ed Diversity 3
ART 101
or
ART 231
or
ART 232
Introduction to Visual Arts
or 
History of Western Art I
or
History of Western Art II
3   Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science 3
ART 115 Photography I 3   GDT 116  Digital Imaging 3
GDT 112
or
ART 102
Computer Graphics
or
Two Dimensional Design
3   GDT 142
or
GDT 143
Computer Illustration: Adobe Illustrator
or
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 Behavioral/Social Science  3   Gen Ed

Biological/Physical Science 
*(of your two Science requirements, one must have a lab)

3
Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science 
*(of your two Science requirements, one must have a lab)
4   Gen Ed Arts/Humanities 3
ART 120
or
ART 122
Beginning Ceramics
or
Sculpture I
3   ART 103 Drawing I 3
GDT 146
or
GDT 215
Graphic Design I
or
Typography
3   Elective Choose in consultation with advisor
* (GDT 246  is recommended)
3
Elective Choose in consultation with advisor
*(WEB 101  is recommended)
2   Elective Choose in consultation with advisor
* (GDT 220  is recommended)
3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15

General Education Requirements (31-33 Credits)


Behavioral/Social Sciences


Biological/Physical Science


Diversity


English


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

Area 1: (3 Credits)


Choose one course from the following:

Area 2: (3 Credits)


 Choose one course from the following:

Area 4: (3 Credits)


 Choose one course from the following:

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)


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