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2014-2015 Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2022  
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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


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The graphic design transfer degree 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
Gen Ed ENG 101 - English Composition 3   Gen Ed ENG 112 or 102 - Technical Writing I or Composition and Literature 3
Gen Ed Math Gen Ed; 3-4 credits 3   Gen Ed ANT 201 Cultural Anthropology 3
Gen Ed ART 101, 231, or 232 - Introduction to Visual Arts, History of Western Art I, or History of Western Art II 3   Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3
ART 115 Photography 3   GDT 116  Digital Imaging 3
Area 1 GDT 112 or ART 102 - Computer Graphics or Two Dimensional Design 3   ART 103 Drawing I 3
TOTAL   16   TOTAL   15
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science gen Ed in a different discipline from the first 3   Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science Gen Ed (of your two Science requirements, one must have a lab) 4
Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science Gen Ed (of your two Science requirements, one must have a lab) 4   Gen Ed Arts & Humanities Gen Ed in a non-Art discipline 3
Area 2 ART 108, 120, or 122 - There Dimensional Design, Beginning Ceramics, or Sculpture I 3   Area 4 GDT 146 or 215 - Graphic Design I or Typography 3
Area 3 GDT 142 or 143 - Computer Illustration: Adobe Illustrator or Digital Layout/Prepress 3   Elective Choose in consultation with advisor 3
        Elective Choose in consultation with advisor 3
TOTAL   13   TOTAL   16

General Education Requirements (31-33 Credits)


Arts/Humanities


Select one course from the following list:


Behavioral/Social Sciences


Biological/Physical Science


Diversity


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:

Electives (6 Credits)


Electives should be selected in consultation with the Technology and Computer Studies Division to satisfy career goals and/or transfer college requirements.

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)


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