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Graphic Design, AAS

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Program Code: AASGD

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:

  1. demonstrate creative and aesthetic talents with a visual body of work
  2. present professional skills and behaviors to compete as a graphic designer in the current marketplace
  3. identify the influence of major cultural and aesthetic trends, both historical and contemporary in art and design
  4. solve creative problems that can connect with an intended audience using visual, oral and written presentation skills
  5. evaluate and execute visual work using professional terminology based on an understanding of art and design.

Suggested Course Sequence

62.5 Total Credit/102 Total Contact Hours

      *  Or BUS 181  or BUS 186  

     **  OR GD 151  or GD 260  

   ***  Or BUS 158 MTH 110 , or MTH 112  or higher. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with representatives from their prospective transfer schools to ensure course transferability.

  ****  Or SPC 101  

 *****  Or GD 270  

******  Or CIS 205  

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