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Graphic Design AAS

GRAPHIC DESIGN

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.

Currently enrolled students should check their Degree Works audit for specific course and program information. Students should also consult with a counselor or advisor for program specific information.

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Required Classes*
Course
Class
Credits
ANM 100
Adobe Creative Suite
3
ANM 102
History Graphic & Web Design
3
ANM 120
Bus Practices/Creative Careers
3
ANM 133
Adobe InDesign
3
ANM 140
Typography
3
ANM 141
Graphic Design
3
ANM 142
Adobe Photoshop
3
ANM 143
Adobe Illustrator
3
ANM 240
Adv Typography Print & Web
3
ANM 241
Advanced Graphic Design
3-OR-
ANM 282
Design Crew Merit Course
3
ANM 256
Concept Development
3
ART 101
2D Design & Color Theory
3
ART 103
Drawing & Composition I
3
ART 133
Intro to Digital Photography
3
ART 215
Advanced Digital Photography
3
CIS 170
Web Page Coding w/Dreamweaver
3
COM 101
Public Speaking
3
ENG 110
College Writing I
3-OR-
ENG 160
College Writing & Research
4
ENG 112
Writing for the Workplace
3-OR-
COM 113
Interpersonal Communication
3
MATH 115
Math for the Liberal Arts
4
 
Social Science
3
 
Wellness/Physical Education
2
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).