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Graphics Technology - Graphic Design Option (AS)


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Admission Program Objective Code GRTH
State CIP Code 1611080300


The Graphics Technology (Graphic Design Technology) A.S. degree is intended for students interested in careers in Graphic Design and Commercial Art where creativity and visual communication are core competencies. Students are encouraged, but not required, to contact Graphic Arts faculty at 729-6019 for detailed advising to plan a program of study before enrolling in courses.

Students who successfully complete selected courses from this program of study may be eligible to receive the Graphic Design Production (CCC)  (State CIP Code 0650040204), and/or Graphic Design Support (CCC)  (State CIP Code 0650040202).

General Education


Select one course from each category; see the AS Degree General Education Requirements  section of catalog for specific course listings:

  • ____ ____ Communication Skills 3 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Humanities 3 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Mathematics 3 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Natural Sciences 4 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Social Sciences 3 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Additional General Education Credits 2 Credit Hours

Total General Education Credits Required: 18


Total Core Credits Required: 24


Technical Elective Courses


With the approval of an advisor, select 22 credits from the following:

Total Technical Elective Credits Required: 22


Total Program Credits Required: 64


Suggested Two Year Academic Plan


This program admits students in the fall/spring/summer semester(s). Below is a sample academic plan for these students admitted in the identified semester.

Graphics Technology, Graphics Design Option (AS) (GRTH) Companion Certificate*
First Year GRDS GRAT
Fall Semester
PGY 1801C - Digital Photography I 4 Credit Hours  
General Education Course 3 Credit Hours
General Education Course 3 Credit Hours
General Education Course 3 Credit Hours
Technical Elective 2 Credit Hours
Total Semester Hours:  15
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spring Semester
ART 2602C - Digital Imaging I 4 Credit Hours  
GRA 1151C - Illustration I 3 Credit Hours  
General Education Course 4 Credit Hours
General Education Course 3 Credit Hours
General Education Course 2 Credit Hours
Total Semester Hours:  16
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Summer Semester
Technical Elective 4 Credit Hours
Total Program Hours:  4
 
 
 
 
 
 
Second Year    
Fall Semester
GRA 2190C - Graphic Design I 3 Credit Hours  
GRA 1152C - Illustration II 3 Credit Hours  
Technical Elective 4 Credit Hours
Technical Elective 4 Credit Hours
Total Semester Hours:  14
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spring Semester
GRA 2191C - Graphic Design II 3 Credit Hours  
Technical Elective 4 Credit Hours
Technical Elective 4 Credit Hours
ART 2603C - Digital Imaging II 4 Credit Hours  
Total Semester Hours:  15
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total Program Hours:  64    
*  Courses with √ can also be used in the Companion Certificate indicated:
Graphic Design Support (CCC)  
GRAT - Graphics Design Production (CCC)  
   

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