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AA in Graphic Art and Design

GRAPHIC ART AND DESIGN

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE
DIVISION OF ARTS & CULTURAL PROGRAMS

 

Associate of Science in Graphic Design

The Associate of Arts Degree in Graphic Art and Design is designed for students interested in visual arts and graphic design. This degree combines traditional visual art topics with practical graphic design skills. Students will learn to produce solutions to visual communication problems. The form of the communication can be print or digital, and include photographs, typography, illustration and other graphic forms. The work produced includes branding and identity designs, publication designs, advertising, packaging, motion graphics, websites, information architecture, and other types of communication design. Students will explore both art and design history and learn the principles and elements of design.

Major Advising Sheet: AA in Graphic Art & Design

To acquire the Associates of Arts Degree in Graphic Art and Design, it is necessary to complete the following courses:

Required Courses
ART 106/H Survey of Western Art: Renaissance to Contemporary /*honors 3
ART 120 Two-Dimensional Design 3
ART 124 Color Theory 3
PHTO 185 Introduction to Digital Photography 3
GDSN 110 History of Graphic Design 3
GDSN 150 Typography 3
GDSN 162 Introduction to Web Design 3
GDSN 164 Digital Illustration Design 3
GDSN 178 Digital Imaging Design 3

Units Required: 35 – 35.5
*Prerequisite