Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
    
    Oct 23, 2021  
Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic Design, Graphic Design AAS


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(R): 304A

The Graphic Design program offers one degree (two tracks) and one certificate. Tracks: (1) Graphic Design AAS, (2) Illustration AAS. Certificate: Graphic Design with Digital Tools

Appropriate courses may be used toward development of marketable skills, for vocational interests, or for possible transfer. A student interested in any of the AAS or certificate curricula should consult an academic adviser in the Department of Media Arts & Technologies.

The graphic design track prepares the student for employment in the field of graphic communication. Emphasis is placed on the creative application of design principles and the solution of problems in graphic design and communication, using both traditional and 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 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.

Program Outline / Degree 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


  • 3 semester hours (ARTD)
  • Behavioral and social sciences distribution 3 semester hours (BSSD)
  • Natural science distribution with lab 4 semester hours (NSLD)

Total Credit Hours: 60


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

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.
  • Demonstrate visual problem solving that employs appropriate technical skills and techniques.
  • Evaluate the creativity of ideas and concepts of designed graphics.

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