Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2017-2018 Catalog Program: Graphic Design Technology [2033] Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Graphic Design Technology [2033]


Associate in Science Degree

(60 Credit Hours)

Program Manager

Sherri Hill
941-752-5560 Bradenton
941-408-1300, ext. 65560 Venice

Program Goal

The graphic design technology program offers a curriculum based on a combination of basic design principles and the latest technology. Instruction is distributed between both print and Web design and their respective industry applications. Focus is placed on preparing the student for immediate employment in the field of graphic design.

General Education Courses

Course NameCredit HoursTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
ENC 1101 - Written Communication I (3 Credit Hours)
  • Mathematics Choose from Area II, A.S. (3 Credit Hours)
  • Social Sciences Choose from Area III, A.S. (3 Credit Hours)
  • Humanities Choose from Area IV, A.S. (3 Credit Hours)
  • Natural Science Choose from Area V, A.S. (3 Credit Hours)
  • Subtotal Credit Hours: 15

    Program Specialization Courses

    Please consult the course description section of the Catalog for any prerequisites.

    Course NameCredit HoursTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    ART 1205C - Color Fundamentals (3 Credit Hours)
    ART 1300C - Drawing I (3 Credit Hours)
    PGY 1800C - Digital Imaging I (3 Credit Hours)
    DIG 2111C - Digital Illustration (3 credit Hours)
    GRA 1100C - Introduction to Computer Graphics (3 Credit Hours)
    GRA 2190C - Graphic Design Basics (3 Credit Hours)
    GRA 1206C - Typography (3 Credit Hours)
    GRA 2121C - Communication Design (3 Credit Hours)
    GRA 2122C - Desktop Publishing (3 Credit Hours)
    GRA 2150C - Photoshop (3 Credit Hours)
    GRA 2151C - Illustrator (3 Credit Hours)
    GRA 2177C - Visual Identity Systems (3 Credit Hours)
    GRA 2950C - Professional Practices (3 Credit Hours)
    GRA 2949 - Internship in Graphic Design (3 Credit Hours)
  • Electives Choose any combination of A.A. designated courses (3 Credit Hours)
  • Subtotal Credit Hours: 45

    Total Credit Hours: 60


    Articulated credit from a technical college/secondary school may be applicable. Contact Career and Technical Education for more information.

    Degree Pathway

    Required Courses and recommended Sequence: The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental courses and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online degree planner for the catalog year that they entered the college, and contact their program manager to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.

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