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 Fall

Course SCH
ARTS 2313 Design Communications I 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
IMED 1316 Web Page Design I 3
ENGL 1301 English Composition 3

Semester 2 Spring

Course SCH
ARTC 2347 Design Communications II 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTV 2341* Advanced Digital Video 3
IMED 2315* Web Page Design II 3
SPCH 1315 or 1318 Public Speaking or Interpersonal Communications 3

Semester 3 Summer 1

Course SCH
ARTC 1349* Art Direction I 3

Semester 4 Fall

Course SCH
ARTC 1327* Typography 3
GRPH 2309* Digital Pre-Press 3
ARTS 2348 Digital Art I 3
MATH 1332 Contemporary Math (Quantitative Reasoning) 3

Semester 4 Spring

Course SCH
ARTC 2388*1 Internship: Commercial and Advertising Art 3
ARTC 2335*1 Portfolio Development 3
BUSI 2304 Business Report Writing and Correspondence 3
American History/Government-Political Science/Social-Behavioral Science 3
Language, Philosophy and Culture/Creative Arts 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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