2019-2020 CSN Catalog 
  
    Sep 20, 2019  
2019-2020 CSN Catalog

Graphic Communications: Graphic Design, AAS [GRCGD-AAS, 60 Total Credits]


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DESCRIPTION

This program trains people to use digital tools for employment in design and creative production fields. Although a degree is not necessary for initial employment, students who complete an AAS degree have a good chance for employment that is profitable. Students will learn concepts and approaches to technology necessary for lifelong learning. This degree is directed toward designing, producing, and assembling digital assets into professional communications and deliverables. Graphic Designer may design identity and collateral materials (like logos, brochures, advertising materials) or layouts for print or web publications. The Web Designer creates graphics, presentations (some interactive), web pages targeted for viewing on a screen.


STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  1. Diagnose and provide solutions that meet spoken and visual communication challenges using graphic design appropriate for a targeted audience/market.

  2. Create marketable vector and bitmap artwork using a variety of techniques at a professional level using industry workflow applicable to graphic design, multimedia, and online development.

  3. Assemble deliverables for digital and printed communication media.

  4. Provide professional portfolio quality designs, illustrations, typography, and layouts.

  5. Model appropriate and acceptable soft skills in a team environment required for entry-level employment in the field of graphic communications.

General Education Requirements (22 Credits)


Mathematics (3 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

English Composition (3-5 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

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