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

Graphic Design Technology, A.A.S.


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The Graphic Design Technology A.A.S. program provides training for a variety of careers in visual communication and graphic design. This A.A.S. program is a career degree, preparing students for the workforce after graduation. However, students can opt to transfer to a four-year program rather than start a career, but should confer with advisors and transferring institutions for specific requirements.

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 112 Technical Writing 3
MAT 115 Quantitative Reasoning 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 2D Animation and Interactive Design 3
GDT 215 Typography 3   Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science 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)


Behavioral/Social Sciences


Biological/Physical Science


Diversity


English


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

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)


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