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  Nov 17, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic Design for Web and Interaction AAS


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An in-depth investigation of visual design as it applies to web technologies and interaction. Students will study layout, spatial relationships, typography, and color; and investigate why some designs work on paper but not on the screen, in addition to how format, resolution, and platform contribute to successful design.  Students will prepare effective designs, content, and graphics for web and interaction, and content management systems, and acquire the ability to effectively communicate with professional developers and other constituents.

General Education Course Selections


Click here to view the Foundation/Distribution Courses  for selection to fulfill the General Education Course Requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence


A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows. All students should consult an advisor.

First Semester


Second Semester


Third Semester


Fourth Semester


Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or choose GDES elective. 

+ Select from GDES 120 , GDES 136 , GDES 269 GDES 285 , TECH 125 , TECH 274 , or TECH 276 .

Program Outline/Degree Requirements


General Education Requirements


Foundation Courses


  • English foundation 3 semester hours (ENGF)
  • Health foundation 1 semester hour (HLTF)
  • Mathematics foundation 3 semester hours (MATF)
  • Speech foundation 3 semester hours (SPCF)

Distribution Courses


  • ARTT 100 - Introduction to Drawing 3 semester hours (ARTD)
  • Behavioral and social science distribution 3 semester hours (BSSD)
  • Natural sciences distribution with lab 4 semester hours (NSLD)

Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or choose GDES elective. 

+ Select from GDES 120 , GDES 136 , GDES 269 GDES 285 , TECH 125 , TECH 274 , or TECH 276 .

Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competency in fundamental design skills.
  • Create effective and persuasive designs for web and interaction.
  • Prepare images and video for streaming and inclusion in web and interaction design.
  • Communicate effectively with professional developers and other constituents.
  • Demonstrate visual problem solving that employs appropriate technical skills and techniques.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use the vocabulary of design.
  • Demonstrate the ability to express ideas and concepts creatively.
  • Demonstrate the ability to present and critique concepts and designs. 
  • Demonstrate general education competencies.

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