Graphic Design

Graphic design is art that interests, informs, persuades, or sells. It has taken the traditional form of printed material and now includes computer imaging.

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The Associate in Arts degree with emphasis in graphic design is for students who want to complete a two-year program or transfer to a four-year college or university. This educational plan gives students a solid base in studio art. A portfolio of artwork is required to demonstrate studio abilities upon completion of the program.

Graphic Design Education Plan

Degree: Associate in Arts
Emphasis:
Graphic Design

Notes for Students

  • CMST& 220 Public Speaking is recommended for graphic design majors

Fall Quarter

  • ART 110 2D Design - 5 credits
  • ENGL& 101 Engllish Composition - 5 credits
  • Health and Fitness Distribution - 1 credit
  • Humanities Distribution - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • ART 201 Art History: 15th-17th Century - 5 credits
  • CMST& 102 Introduction to Mass Media - 5 credits
  • Health and Fitness Distribution - 1 credit
  • Quantitative Skills Distribution - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • ART 102 Drawing I - 5 credits
  • ART 202 Art History: 18th-20th Century - 5 credits
  • ENGL& 102 Composition II - 5 credits
  • Health and Fitness Distribution - 1 credit

Fall Quarter

  • ART 130 Computer Graphics - 5 credits
  • Natural Science Distribution - 5 credits
  • Social Science Distribution - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • IT 119 Web Scripting I - 5 credits
  • Natural Science Distribution - 5 credits
  • Social Science Distribution - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • ART 174 Digital Photography - 5 credits
  • Natural Science Distribution - 5 credits
  • Social Science Distribution - 5 credits

CONTACT

Connie Smejkal
Dean of Instruction – Business, Teacher Education, & Family Development
Office: TEC 114C
360-623-8963
Email Connie Smejkal