Program Code: AASGD
ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED ARTS AND SCIENCE DEGREE
Graphic design merges computer-aided technology with visual thought. Students in the Graphic Design degree program at St. Clair County Community College will learn to solve visual communication problems through a comprehensive program of study that incorporates basic design principles, typography and advanced production technology. Courses completed will support transfer to other institutions and offer entry-level training in the field of print design.
When students complete this program, they will be able to:
demonstrate creative and aesthetic talents with a visual body of work
present professional skills and behaviors to compete as a graphic designer in the current marketplace
identify the influence of major cultural and aesthetic trends, both historical and contemporary in art and design
solve creative problems that can connect with an intended audience using visual, oral and written presentation skills
evaluate and execute visual work using professional terminology based on an understanding of art and design.