Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Graphic Design
Associate of Applied Science

Date: 21-NOV-13

Effective Term: Summer 2014
 
The Graphic Design program is a broad-based interdisciplinary, career-focused program offered to train or retrain in design, typography, layout, illustration, computer graphics and electronic publishing. Students follow a set curriculum that is a combination of foundational, software-specific and elective classes.

Program Required Courses Minimum Credits: 39.00

ANM 100 Adobe Creative Suite 3
ANM 102 History Graphic & Web Design 3
ANM 105 Drawing Basics for New Media 3
ANM 140 Typography 3
ANM 141 Graphic Design 3
ANM 142 Adobe Photoshop 3
ANM 143 Adobe Illustrator 3
ANM 241 Advanced Graphic Design 3
ANM 245 Adobe InDesign 3
ANM 254 Print Production 3
ANM 256 Concept Development 3
ART 101 2D Design and Color Theory 3
ART 133 Intro to Digital Photography 3

Program Elective Courses Minimum Credits: 12.00

ANM 101 History of Illustration 3
ANM 120 Bus Practices/Creative Careers 3
ANM 187 Web Design 3
ANM 229 e-Publishing 3
ANM 240 Adv Typography Print & Web 3
ANM 299 Conceptual Studio Portfolio 3
ART 103 Drawing and Composition I 3
ART 215 Advanced Digital Photography 3

General Education Courses Minimum Credits: 12.00

COM 101 Public Speaking 3
MATH 114 Mathematical Ideas 3
-AND- COM 113 Interpersonal Communication 3
-OR- ENG 112 Business Communication 3
-AND- ENG 110 College Writing I 3
-OR- ENG 160 College Writing and Research 4

  Minimum Total Credits: 63