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Graphic Design, Certificate

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Program Code: CERGD

Graphic design merges computer-aided technology with visual thought. Students in the Graphic Design certificate program at St. Clair County Community College will learn to solve visual communication problems through a comprehensive program of study that incorporates typography, animation, print production and entry-level web design. Courses completed will support transfer to other institutions and offer entry-level training in the field of digital media 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. solve creative problems that can connect with an intended audience using visual, oral and written presentation skills.
  4. evaluate and execute visual work using professional terminology based on an understanding of art and design.

Suggested Course Sequence

1st Semester - 6 Credit/9 Contact Hours

2nd Semester - 12 Credit/24 Contact Hours

3rd Semester - 13.5 Credit/27 Contact Hours

31.5 Total Credit/60 Total Contact Hours

      *  Or GD 110  or BUS 186  

    **  Or GD 270  

  ***  Or GD 151  or GD 260  

****  Or CIS 205  

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