2017-2018 Program Requirements APGRD06G1

Graphic Design/College for Creative Studies Commun Desgn-Graphic Design BFA (APGRD06G1)

Associate Degree/3+1 Transfer


This program prepares students for a career as a graphic designer. Graphic designers work with writers, publishers, photographers, printers, and other specialists in the field of visual communication design to communicate, inform, instruct, or sell. Students may work on publications, advertising, or the Internet. The program focuses on developing skills in basic design theory, concept development, typography, the major graphic design software, and knowledge of production techniques for print and electronic media as exhibited in a portfolio. Creative and artistic ability is required for careers in graphic design, as well as originality and capacity for experimentation in visual problem-solving. Students also need an aptitude for developing strong skills with desktop computers and graphics software programs. This program prepares students for transferring to the College for Creative Studies.


College for Creative Studies, Communication Design-Graphic Design BFA

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Contact Information

Business/Computer Technologies
Digital Media Arts Dept
Ingrid Ankerson


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Class   Title Minimum Credits
    Complete a maximum of ninety-three at Washtenaw Community College as outlined on the Articulation Agreement. 93
    Complete a minimum of forty-five credits at College for Creative Studies as outlined on the Articulation Agreement. 0
Total 93
Total Credits Required