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

Summer Options

Course SCH
ENGL 1301 Composition 3
SPCH 1315 or
SPCH 1318
Public Speaking or
Interpersonal Communications
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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