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

Graphic Design Technology, A.A.S.


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The Graphic Design Technology 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
Gen Ed MAT 101 - College Algebra 3   Gen Ed ENG 112, SPD 103 or SPD 108 - Technical Writing I, Public Speaking, or Introduction to Human Communication 3
Gen Ed ART 101 - Introduction to Visual Arts 3   WEB 101 Web Design I 3
Gen Ed ENG 101 - English Composition 3   GDT 116 Digital Imaging 3
ART 103 Drawing I 3   GDT 142 or 143 Computer Illustration: Adobe Illustrator or Digital Layout/Prepress 3
GDT 112 Computer Graphics 3   Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
GDT 146 Graphic Design I 3   GDT 246 Graphic Design II 3
ANT 201 Cultural Anthropology 3   GDT 215 Typography 3
Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3   SDE 102 Multimedia Authoring 3
GDT 220 Digital Video and Audio 3   Restricted Elective Choose a restricted elective in consultation with an advisor 3
GDT 142 or 143 Computer Illustration: Adobe Illustrator or Digital Layout/Prepress 3   Restricted Elective Choose a restricted elective in consultation with an advisor 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15

General Education Requirements (21-22 Credits)


Arts/Humanities


Behavioral/Social Sciences


Biological/Physical Science


Diversity


Mathematics


Restricted 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.  Select two courses from the following:

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)


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