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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Advertising and Graphic Design, AAS - CIP Code: 50.0402


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A 30 10 0

Contact: (336) 334-4822, ext. 50361

The Advertising and Graphic Design curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the graphic design profession. The program emphasizes design, advertising, illustration and digital and multimedia preparation of printed and electronic promotional materials.

Students will be trained in the development and design of promotional materials such as newspaper and magazine advertisements, posters, folders, letterheads, corporate symbols, brochures, booklets, and the preparation of art for printing, lettering, as well as typography, photography, and electronic media.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities with graphic design studios, advertising agencies, printing companies, department stores, and a wide variety of manufacturing industries, newspapers, and businesses with in-house graphics operations.

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Advertising and Graphic Design degree, the graduate should be able to:

  • Prepare visual communications using the appropriate software
  • Prepare traditional and electronic designs, layouts, comprehensive proofs, storyboards, illustrations
  • Create projects
  • Direct illustration and photography

Total Credits: 16


Total Credits: 13


Summer Semester I


Total Credits: 9


Total Credits: 17


Spring Semester II


Total Credits: 12


Total credit hours required for degree: 67


Electives


1. Graphic Design Technical Electives


Choose 3 credits from:

Note:


* A student must complete the pre-requisite courses with a minimum grade of “C” or better before advancing to the next course.

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