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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Graphics & Design, A.S.

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The digital graphics and design AS major is open only to students currently enrolled in the program. Graphic communication is a discipline in which information is creatively conveyed visually. This program is for students who have an interest in graphic design using computer technology. Emphasis is on concept development and acquiring the technical skills for visual communication. Students will use their creativity, knowledge of design theory and technology skills to serve the graphic communication needs of a wide variety of businesses and industry. These include advertising and marketing, in-house design departments, publishing, web design firms, Internet companies and communication graphics. Employment opportunities will include graphic designer, digital imaging specialist, multimedia specialist and web graphics designer.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Effectively apply design and conceptual skills to visual communication problem solving.
  2. Use the elements of art such as shape and color to create compelling images.
  3. Use graphics and photo-editing software.
  4. Can apply basic geometry and proportion to visual design.
  5. Effectively use graphic web tools.

Required Courses

General Education Core

Total Credits Required: 27

Digital Graphics & Design Core

Total Credits Required: 31

Approved Electives: 3 Credits

Preparatory Core 1

Total Credits Required: 61

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