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Graphic Design - Transfer Program

Associate in Arts (Transfer Program) - 60 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The Graphic Design program of study prepares students interested in the concept, design, technologies, and practical aspects of visual communications creation and production. Industry professionals pursue graphic design careers in the related fields of advertising, communication, marketing, education, multimedia, and publishing. Completion of the Graphic Design program of study prepares the student planning to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program. Students intending to transfer to related programs are strongly advised to develop and maintain a creative portfolio, which partly determines acceptance and placement at most senior colleges and universities.

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
GRDSN 140; ART 111; ENGL 110; Communication; MM 140

Spring Semester 1:
GRDSN 142; GRDSN 150; ENGL 111; Physical Science; ART 120

Fall Semester 2:
MM 142; ART 150; Humanities; Social Science; GRDSN 240

Spring Semester 2:
ART 151; Mathematics; Social Science; Social Science; Life Science


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
COMMUNICATION *3
HUMANITIES *3
LIFE SCIENCE *3 to 4
MATHEMATICS *3
PHYSICAL SCIENCE *3 to 4
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
ENGL 111COMPOSITION II  3
ART 150ART HISTORY I 3
ART 151ART HISTORY II 3
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
ART 1112D DESIGN 3
ART 120DRAWING I 3
GRDSN 240ADVANCED GRAPHIC DESIGN I 3
GRDSN 140GRAPHIC DESIGN I 3
GRDSN 142TYPOGRAPHY 3
GRDSN 150GRAPHIC DESIGN II 3
MM 140MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION I 3
MM 142DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY 3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Arts Degree.

For Program Information Contact:
Arts and Communication Department
Room 124A
(309)694-5113