Curriculum

   Graphic Design Technology Associate in Applied Science

The following is a program outline for the Associate Degree. As a rule, courses with a second “0″ are designed to transfer. Courses marked with an * are those required for the Graphic Design Certificate. Some classes are offered in the Summer semester, as well as Spring and Fall.

First Year

*DRW 1000 ¹ Drawing I (additional info below) Fall 3 credits
*DSN 1000 ¹ Design I (additional info below) Fall 3 credits
ENG 1205 Writ Comm Skills for Bus Fall 3 credits
*GDT 1201 InDesign Fall 3 credits
*GDT 1202 Photoshop I for Graphic Design Fall 3 credits
HPE 1000 Wellness Fall 1 credit
*GDT 1203 Printing Technology Spring 3 credits
*GDT 1204 Web Design for Graphic Design Spring 3 credits
*GDT 1222 Introduction to Illustrator Spring 3 credits
*GDT 2006 Visual Communications I Spring 3 credits
MTH 1206 or BUS 1230 Tech Math or Bus Math Spring 3 credits
*SDT 1203 Job Seeking Skills Spring 1 credit
GDT 2205 ² Graphic Design Internship I Summer 1 credit

Second Year

GDT 2202 Photoshop II Fall 3 credits
GDT 2211 Design Solutions I Fall 3 credits
GDT 2216 Visual Communications II Fall 3 credits
GDT 2232 Illustrator II Fall 3 credits
³ Electives See ³ Electives Below Fall 3 creduts
GDT 2214 Multimedia I Spring 3 credits
GDT 2221 Graphic Design Solutions II Spring 3 credits
PSY 2200 Human Relations in the World of Work Spring 3 credits
SPH 1204 Oral Comm Skills for Bus Spring 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts Group I, II, III, or IV Spring 3 credits
GDT 2206 ² Graphic Design Internship II Summer 1 credit
GDT 2207 ² Graphic Design Internship III Summer 1 credit

¹Prerequisite
DSN 1000 and DRW 1000 are prerequisite and co-requisite.

² Internships
GDT 2205, GDT 2206, and GDT 2207 may be taken singly or all at the same time for a total of 3 required hours. While the first internship is listed for the summer following the first year, a student, with the permission of the program director, may take an internship prior to that time after the satisfactory completion of the first semester of work.

³ Electives
ART 1000 • ART 1010 • BUS 1010 • DRW1010 • DSN 1010 • HFA 1007 • MKT 1210 • PHO 2000