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District Wide Degree, Certificates and Transfer

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Graphic Arts and Design (GAD)
 
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The Graphic Arts & Design program prepares students for an exciting career in advertising, marketing, publishing, or as a professional graphic designer. Students perform a variety of computerized visual communication activities for the purposes of persuading, selling, and influencing consumer and social behavior. The program provides a robust curriculum of conceptual problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, and formal design. Emphasis is placed on branding and marketing strategies in real-world settings. Particular areas of study encompass typography, print and editorial design, branding and identity, information design, packaging, computer animation as well as production and presentation skills. This well-rounded program offers a strong foundation in graphic arts and design, advanced-level art and design courses, and a liberal studies component.

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 Semester 1

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
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SP2017
SU2017
 
ENG 1111
Composition I
 3
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GAD 1201
Computer Graphic Fundamentals
 3
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GAD 1213
Drawing I
 3
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GAD 1217
Photography I
 3
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MTH 1104
Quantitative Reasoning
 
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MTH 1201
Technical Mathematics
 3
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Term Total
 
15
 
 
 Semester 2

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
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SP2017
SU2017
 
GAD 1205
Introduction to Videography
 3
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GAD 1211
Computer Graphic Applications
 3
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GAD 1214
Design Fundamentals I
 3
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SOC 2101
Principles of Sociology
 3
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SPE 1111
Interpersonal Communications
 
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SPE 1101
Fundamentals of Effective Speaking
 3
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Term Total
 
15
 
 
 Semester 3

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
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SP2017
SU2017
 
BUS 1101
Introduction to Business
 3
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GAD 1281
Fundamentals of Art History I
 3
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GAD 2212
Design Fundamentals II
 3
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GAD 2231
Computer Animation
 3
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PSY 1101
General Psychology I
 3
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Term Total
 
15
 
 
 Semester 4

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
SP2017
SU2017
 
GAD 2221
Computer Graphic Techniques
 3
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GAD 2225
Typography I
 3
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GAD 2230
Digital Imaging
 3
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GAD 2281
Fundamentals of Art History II
 3
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GAD 2297
Graphic Art & Design Portfolio
 1
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GAD 2298
Graphic Design Internship
 2
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Term Total
 
15
 
 

 
 
Program Total
 
60
 
 





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