AAS Graphic Design/Web Design

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

* Prerequisites and Requirements1

Semester 1

Course SCH
ARTS 2313 Design Communications I 3
ARTS 2314 Design Communications II 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I 3
IMED 1316 Web Page Design I 3

Semester 2

Course SCH
IMED 1301 Intro to Digital Media 3
IMED 2315 Web Design II 3
ARTC 1349 Art Direction I 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3

Semester 3

Course SCH
IMED 1345 Interactive Digital Media I 3
ARTC 1327 Typography 3
GRPH 2309 Digital Pre-Press 3
IMED 2309 Internet Commerce 3

Semester 4

Course SCH
ARTC 2388 Internship: Commercial and Advertising Art 3
ARTC 2335 Portfolio Development 3
American History/Government-Political Science/Social-Behavioral Science Select from core curriculum 3

BUSI 1301 or BUSI 2304
HRPO 1311 or
MRKG 1311

Business Principles or Business Report Writing and Correspondence,
Human Relations or
Principles Of Marketing
3

Summer Options

Course SCH
ENGL 1301 Composition 3
SPCH 1315 or
SPCH 1318
Public Speaking or
Interpersonal Communications
3
Mathematics Select from core curriculum 3
Language, Philosophy and Culture/Creative Arts Select from core curriculum 3

Total 60 Credits


* See current catalog for prerequisites on all courses listed.

** Students must have a total of 15 General Education semester credit hours with a minimum of one course in each of the following three areas – Humanities/Creative Arts, Social/Behavioral Sciences and Math/Natural Science. Students have the option to take these courses during summer sessions.

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