Graphic Design Associate of Arts Degree
The Graphic Design Associate of Arts Degree emphasizes skills for entry level employment in advertising agencies, print houses, design studios, freelance work, and related businesses. It also prepares students to apply to a four-year institution leading to a baccalaureate degree or into a professional art school with a graphic design emphasis.
|ART 100||Art History: The Stone Age to the Middle Ages||3|
|ART 144||Typography and Visual Communication||3|
|ART 145||Introduction to Digital Applications for Graphic Design||3|
|ART 148||Fundamental Graphic Design Principles and Digital Practices||3|
|ART 149||Design Thinking in Visual Communication||3|
|ART 186||Interactive Web Design||3|
|ART 161||Digital Photography||3|
|ART 280||Beginning 3D Digital Animation and Visualization||3|
|One Art History Course from the following:||3|
|Art History: Renaissance to Present|
or ART 102H
|Art History: Renaissance to Present - Honors|
|History of Modern Art|
|Art History: Africa, Oceania and the Americas|
|Art of Mexico and Mesoamerica|
|ART 120||Two-Dimensional Design||3|
|ART 121||Three-Dimensional Design||3|
|ART 124A||Beginning Drawing||3|
|ART 126A||Beginning Painting||3|
|ART 132A||Beginning Life Drawing||3|
|ART 185||Beginning Website Design||3|
|BUSAD 100||Introduction to Business||3|
To earn an SBVC Associate Degree students must complete one of the following general education patterns:
Program Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Integrate drawing and design skills into their aesthetic sensibility.
- Describe how art history impacts design solutions.
- Analyze a design problem and develop a solution.
- Use basic concepts, tools, and techniques of digital media to produce art works concept to finished product.
- Apply technical and design standards for digital media.
- Evaluate and edit a portfolio that demonstrates preparation for work as an entry-level production artist or graphic designer.