Associate in Applied Science
Transfer/3+1 Program

This program is being discontinued. Students currently enrolled need to complete it by the end of the Spring/Summer 2022 semester.

If you have questions about this program please contact a program advisor or contact a general student advisor.

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.