Advertising and Graphic Design Associate in Arts Degree

Advertising and Graphic Design Associate in Arts Degree

Program Code: 2A03852

The Advertising and Graphic Design Associate in Arts Degree is designed for students seeking employment in the advertising and graphic design industry. It is recommended that students seeking employment in these areas should also complete a total of 18 units with 12 units of required courses and 6 units of restricted electives. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for each course taken. Students are guided through presentation and portfolio creation process throughout the program. This program is not designed to transfer to a UC or CSU institution, but may transfer to a private four year school of art with specialized focus upon Advertising and Graphic Arts.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Outcome 1: Create computer generated, comprehensive, publication designs that are suitable for inclusion in a student’s portfolio. Outcome 2: Demonstrate an advanced understanding of electronic prepress, typography, paper specification, and commercial printing methods. Outcome 3: Apply the terminology of computer graphics to communications within the field of digital media. Outcome 4: Demonstrate a beginning knowledge of contemporary and historical graphic design.

Required Courses:
Units:12
Introduction to Advertising and Graphic Design
Publication Design
Production Techniques for Graphic Designers
Introduction to Digital Art
Restricted Electives::
Units:6
Business Practices in Art
Advertising Design
Packaging Design
Digital Imaging I
Digital Publishing I
Digital Publishing II
Vector Graphics

DISCLAIMER: Data on this page was extracted from the official college catalog on 08/02/2016 and is subject to change. Any student interested in matriculating through the certificate program should cross reference the data found on this page against the official catalog and/or meet with a campus counselor.