Students will focus on typography and the foundations of visual communication design for both print and on-screen media, and build skills in graphic design software. This program provides credits towards the associate in applied science degree in Graphic Design.
This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.
Career Outlook in Michigan
2020-2021 Academic Requirements
This program provides students with entry-level skills in graphic design and allows students to upgrade or expand their present skills. It also is a path for upgrading or expanding skills in one's present employment. Students will focus on typography and the foundations of visual communication design for both print and on-screen media, and build skills in the most widely used graphic design software applications. This program provides credits towards the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Graphic Design.
Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: Articulation Agreements.
Good computer skills and aptitude are required to enroll in GDT computer-based courses. GDT courses are taught using Macintosh computers.
|GDT 100||Typography I||4|
|GDT 104||Introduction to Graphic Design||4|
|GDT 112||Principles and Problem-Solving in Graphic Design||4|
|GDT 220||Publication Design||4|
|WEB 115||Interface Design I||4|
|WEB 215||Interface Design II||4|
|Restricted Electives: ART 101, ART 102, ART 111, ART 112, ART 114, ART 120, ART 122, ART 125, ART 127, ART 129, GDT 106, GDT 108, GDT 239, or any 100 level or higher ANI, PHO, VID or WEB course.||3|
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