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Graphics Technology - Visual Artist Option (AS)


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Admission Program Objective Code GRTV
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 for detailed advising before enrolling in courses to plan a program of study at 729-6019.

 

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: 25


Technical Elective Courses


With the approval of an advisor, select 21 credits from the following:

Total Technical Elective Credits Required: 21


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, Visual Artist Option (AS) (GRTV) 
First Year
Fall Semester
ART 1300C - Drawing I 3 Credit Hours  
General Education Course 3 Credit Hours
General Education Course 3 Credit Hours
General Education Course 3 Credit Hours
General Education Course 2 Credit Hours
Total Semester Hours:  14
Spring Semester
ART 2602C - Digital Imaging I 4 Credit Hours  
ART 1201C - Two-Dimensional Design 3 Credit Hours  
General Education Course 4 Credit Hours
General Education Course 3 Credit Hours
Technical Elective 3 Credit Hours
Total Semester Hours:  17
Summer Semester
ARH 2051 - Art History: Renaissance - 18th Century Neo-Classicism 3 Credit Hours ❖ † ¶  
Technical Elective 3 Credit Hours
Total Semester Hours:  6
Second Year
Fall Semester
GRA 2190C - Graphic Design I 3 Credit Hours  
GRA 1151C - Illustration I 3 Credit Hours  
ARH 2402 - Art History: Modern Art 3 Credit Hours ❖ † ¶  
ART 2500C - Painting I 3 Credit Hours  
ART 1301C - Drawing II 3 Credit Hours  
Total Semester Hours:  15
Spring Semester
Technical Elective 3 Credit Hours
Technical Elective 3 Credit Hours
Technical Elective 3 Credit Hours
Technical Elective 3 Credit Hours
Total Semester Hours:  12
Total Program Hours:  64

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