Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
    
    Feb 08, 2023  
Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Illustration, Graphic Design AAS


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The illustration track prepares the student for work in a variety of illustration markets including narrative, animation, gaming, sequential, editorial, advertising and concept art. Emphasis is placed on creating visual interpretations of subjects, conceptualizing, communicating, and refining technical skills using both traditional and digital media while preparing a portfolio.

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.

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 any GDES elective.

Choose from ARTT 103 , ARTT 105 , ARTT 204 , ARTT 206 , ARTT 212 , ARTT 215 , GDES 140 , GDES 214 , GDES 216 ,GDES 269  .

‡‡ Although this degree is designed to be completed in 60 credits, a student may opt to take one or two 4-credit electives, which would be a total of 61-62 credits. Please see an advisor in the Illustration program.    

 

Program Outline / Degree Requirements


Foundation Courses


  • English Foundation 3 semester hours (ENGF)
  • Health foundation 1 semester hous (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 any GDES elective.

‡ Choose from ARTT 103 , ARTT 105 , ARTT 204 , ARTT 206 , ARTT 212 , ARTT 215 , GDES 140 , GDES 214 , GDES 216 , GDES 269             

‡‡ Although this degree is designed to be completed in 60 credits, a student may opt to take one or two 4-credit electives, which would be a total of 61-62 credits. Please see an advisor in the Illustration 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.

  • Demonstrate visual problem solving that employs appropriate technical skills and techniques.

  • Use a creative process to express ideas and concepts.

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