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  Dec 15, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog

Graphic Design Track, Graphic Design AAS: 304A


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(R): 304A

The graphic design degree prepares the student for employment in the field of graphic communication, or for possible transfer to a four-year institution. Emphasis is placed on the creative application of design principles and problem solving in graphic design and communication, using both traditional and industry standard digital tools.

General Education Course Selections


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

Suggested Course Sequence


All students should review the Advising Sheet and consult an advisor.

Second Semester


Third Semester


Fourth Semester


Total Credit Hours: 60


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

 ‡ Choose one 3-credit elective from ARTT 105  , ARTT 205  , GDES 134  , PHOT 161  , TECH 272  .  Or choose one 4-credit elective from GDES 140  or GDES 230  .

 ‡  ‡ Although this degree is designed to be completed in 60 credits, a student may opt to take a 4-credit elective, which would be a total of 61 credits.  Please see an adviser in the Graphic Design program.

Program Outline / Degree Requirements


General Education Requirements


Foundation Courses


  • English Foundation 3 semester hours (ENGF)
  • Mathematics foundation 3 semester hours (MATF)

Distribution Courses


  • ARTT 100 - Introduction to Drawing 3 semester hours (ARTD)
  • Behavioral and social sciences distribution  3 semester hours (BSSD)

  • Natural science distribution with lab 4 semester hours (NSLD)

General Education Elective


Total Credit Hours: 60


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

 ‡ Choose one 3-credit elective from ARTT 105  , ARTT 205  , GDES 134  , PHOT 161  , TECH 272  .  Or choose one 4-credit elective from GDES 140  or GDES 230  .

 ‡  ‡ Although this degree is designed to be completed in 60 credits, a student may opt to take a 4-credit elective, which would be a total of 61 credits.  Please see an adviser in the Graphic Design program.

Program Outcomes


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

  • Demonstrate solid foundation skills and competency in a range of media, techniques, and knowledge of associated processes to create products for a specified purpose or audience.
  • Apply visual problem solving that employs appropriate technical skills and techniques.
  • Evaluate the creativity of ideas and concepts for visual communication.

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