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Graphic Design AAS

Graphic Design AAS

Associate of Applied Science

The Graphic Design concentration is an interdisciplinary, career-focused program that helps students develop skills in design, typography, computer graphics, and new media design for print and web. This concentration is appropriate for students who wish to enhance their skills, retrain for new or added job skills, or enter the job market versed in design for print or web. The curriculum combines foundational and software-specific classes. Graduates may find work with advertising agencies, publishing and printing firms, art studios, television and radio stations, newspapers, and various businesses with in-house design departments.

Required Classes*
ANM 100Adobe Creative Suite3
ANM 102History of Graphic and Web Design3
ANM 120Business Practices/Creative Careers3
ANM 133Adobe InDesign3
ANM 140Typography3
ANM 141Graphic Design3
ANM 142Adobe Photoshop3
ANM 143Adobe Illustrator3
ANM 240Advanced Typography Print and Web3
ANM 241Advanced Graphic Design3-OR-
ANM 282Design Crew Merit Course3
ANM 256Concept Development3
ART 1012D Design and Color Theory3
ART 103Drawing and Composition I3
ART 133Intro to Digital Photography3
ANM 215Advanced Digital Photography3
CIS 170Web Page Coding w/ Dreamweaver3
COM 101Public Speaking3
ENG 110College Writing I3-OR-
ENG 160College Writing and Research4
ENG 112 Writing for the Workplace3-OR-
COM 113 Interpersonal Communication3
MATH 115Math for the Liberal Arts4
Social Science3
Wellness/Physical Education2
Minimum Total Credits: 66

*The sample class schedule does not include additional course work, prerequisites, and other important degree or certificate qualifications.

*It is essential to see a counselor regarding your program of study to verify course requirements.

To make an appointment, call 269.373.7800 (ACC).