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AS in Graphic Design



Associate of Science in Graphic Design

The Associate of Science Degree in Graphic Design provides students with solutions to visual communication problems for their clients’ products services and messages. The form of the communication can be print or digital, and include photographs, typography, illustration and 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. Learn how to create designs that excite and influence through professional software, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

Visit the Graphic Design Webpage to get more information and to see some of the amazing work students have created.

To acquire the Associate of Science Degree in Graphic Design, it is necessary to complete the graduation requirements of the College, along with the courses listed in the curriculum tab.

NOTE: Students interested in transferring as a Graphic Design major should consult with a counselor for appropriate general education & major preparation counseling.

Major Advising Sheet: Graphic Design 20-21

Required Courses
ART 106 or
ART 106H
* Survey of Western Art: Renaissance to Modern 3
ART 120 Two Dimensional Design 3
ART 121 Three Dimensional Design 3
ART 124 Color Theory 3
GDSN 162 Introduction to Web Design: User Experience Design (UX) 3
GDSN 163 Intermediate Web Design: Interactive Design 3
GDSN 164 Digital Illustration (Adobe Illustrator) 3
GDSN 165 Branding and Identity Design 3
GDSN 172 Publication Design (InDesign) 3
GDSN 178 Digital Imaging (Photoshop) 3

Units Required: 30