Associate of Applied Science – Graphic Design/Web Design

A concentrated two-year degree program prepares students for careers in graphic design, Web design, digital publishing/printing and multimedia design/development. Through hands-on training and projects, students acquire the skills necessary to be successful in industry. An internship program helps bridge the gap from formal training to full-time employment. Articulation agreements exist between local high schools for this program.

Suggested Study Plan

Semester #1

Course SCH
ARTC 1310 DESIGN CONCEPTS 3
ARTC 1325 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER GRAPHICS 3
ARTC 1305 BASIC GRAPHIC DESIGN 3
ARTC 1353 COMPUTER ILLUSTRATION 3
ARTC 1302 DIGITAL IMAGING I 3

Semester #2

Course SCH
IMED 1301 INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL MEDIA 3
IMED 1316 WEB DESIGN I 3
ARTC 1349 ART DIRECTION I 3
ENGL 1301 COMPOSITION I 3
SPCH 1315
or SPCH 1318
PUBLIC SPEAKING
or INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
3

Semester #3

Course SCH
IMED 2315 WEB DESIGN II 3
ARTC 1327 TYPOGRAPHY 3
GRPH 2309 DIGITAL PRE-PRESS 3
IMED 1345 INTERACTIVE DIGITAL MEDIA I 3
MATH 1314
or MATH 1332
COLLEGE ALGEBRA
or MATHEMATICS FOR LIBERAL ARTS
3

Semester #4

Course SCH
ARTC 2388 INTERNSHIP: COMMERCIAL AND ADVERTISING ART 3
ARTC 2335 PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT FOR GRAPHIC DESIGN 3
Social/Behavioral Sciences Select from Core Curriculum 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts 3
IMED 2309 INTERNET COMMERCE 3