Graphic Design Plan of Study

A minimum program GPA of 2.0, with a minimum grade of a C in each departmental course, is required for graduation.


GRD, MMT, and VIS courses have an additional fee for lab and material costs.

Associate in Applied Science (79 credit hours)

Semester 1
GTGE 1111 College Cornerstone
GRD 1133 Basic Drawing
GRD 1143 Basic Design
VIS 1123 Publishing 1
ENGL 1113 or ENGL 1033 Freshman Comp 1 or Technical Writing 1
Semester 2
GRD 1213 Advertising Design I
VIS 1373 Digital Imaging
VIS 1343 Digital Illustration
VIS 1203 Introdution to Typography
Semester 3
MMT 2453 Interface Design
GRD 1333 Design Production
VIS 1223 Publishing II
VIS 2533 Advanced Digital Imaging
Semester 4
GRD 2413 Advertising Design 2
GRD 2423 Advanced Design Production
MMT 2423 Introduction to Online Media Design
MMT 1143 Introduction to Motion Graphics
Semester 5
GRD 2523 Branding & Identity Design
GRD 2543 Graphic Design Practicum Production
ENGL 1213 or ENGL 2033 Freshman Comp 2 or Technical Writing 2
HIST 1483 or HIST 1493 U.S. History to 1865 or U.S. History since 1865

Semester 6

GRD 2803 Graphic Design Internship
PHIL 1213 Ethics
POLS 1113 U.S. Government
Semester 7
GRD 2623 Consumer Design
GRD 2693 Graphic Design Capstone
MATH 1493 or MATH 1513 Math for Critical Thinking or Pre-Calculus