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  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 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 3   ENG 112
or
ENG 102
Technical Writing I
or
Composition and Literature
3
Gen Ed Mathematics 3   ANT 201 Cultural Anthropology 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   ART 103 Drawing I 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   GDT 146
or
GDT 215
Graphic Design I
or Typography
3
GDT 142
or
GDT 143
Computer Illustration: Adobe Illustrator
or
Digital Layout/Prepress
3   Elective Choose in consultation with advisor 3
Elective Choose in consultation with advisor 2   Elective Choose in consultation with advisor 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15

General Education Requirements (31-33 Credits)


Arts/Humanities


Select one course from the following list:


Behavioral/Social Sciences


Biological/Physical Science


Diversity


English


Mathematics


Program Requirements (21 Credits)


Area 1: (3 Credits)


Choose one course from the following:

Area 2: (3 Credits)


 Choose one course from the following:

Area 3: (3 Credits)


Choose one course from the following:

Area 4: (3 Credits)


 Choose one course from the following:

Free Electives (6-8 Credits)


Electives should be selected in consultation with the Technology and Computer Studies Division to satisfy career goals and/or transfer college requirements.  Some recommended courses are as follows:

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)


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