Advertising and Graphic Design
A30100 (Associate Degree)
D30100 (Diploma-Evening) C30100 (Certificate-Evening)
This curriculum is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the graphic design profession which emphasizes design, advertising, illustration, and digital and multimedia preparation of printed and electronic promotional materials.
Students will be trained in the development of concept and design for promotional materials such as newspaper and magazine advertisements, posters, folders, letterheads, corporate symbols, brochures, booklets, preparation of art for printing, lettering and typography, photography, and electronic media.
Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities with graphic design studios, advertising agencies, printing companies, department stores, a wide variety of manufacturing industries, newspapers, and business with in-house graphics operations.
Graphic Design is everywhere you look. It surrounds you on a daily basis. From t-shirts and coffee cups to billboards and cereal packaging, graphic design helps communicate a message.
Graphic design is about problem-solving. It uses visual designs to communicate those solutions.
Students who complete our full two-year program will receive an Associates of Applied Science Degree. We also offer an one-year Diploma program, a Certificate program consisting of five courses, and Career and College Promise classes for high school students.
The instructors of the Advertising and Graphic Design program have diverse backgrounds and real-world experience that translate into an unique learning experience. Smaller class sizes give each student opportunities for hands on learning and individualized instruction, providing students with a greater understanding of critical techniques and skills. It is this one-on-one atmosphere that prepares each student for the real world.
Instructors train students in the development of concept and design for promotional materials (newspaper and magazine advertisements, posters, folders, letterheads, corporate symbols, brochures, booklets), preparation of art for printing, lettering and typography, photography, and electronic media.
$20,000 - $25,000
$30,000 - $35,000