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2013-2014 Catalog 
2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic Design Technology [2033] +

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Associate in Science Degree

(64 Credit Hours)

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.

Program Entrance Requirements

In addition to the admission requirements of the College, the following are requirements for admission to the Graphic Design Technology Program:

  1. Mathematics proficiency that qualifies the student for entry into +MAC 1105  or higher, as demonstrated by the standard placement criteria currently in use at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF); and
  2. Successful completion of GRA 1100C  with a grade of ”C” or better.

Program Manager

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

General Academic Courses

Students may take these courses at any time during their program of study.

Total Credit Hours: 15

Program Core Courses**

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

Total Credit Hours: 31

Support Courses**

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


  • Choose 6 credits—any combination of courses (6 Credit Hours)

Total Credit Hours: 18


** A grade of “C” or better must be attained for each core course and the courses meeting the general education requirements for this degree.

+Effective Fall 2013, no new students are being accepted into an A.A.S. degree program. Students currently enrolled will have two years (Summer 2015) to complete the A.A.S. specific courses requirements of in the program. The only difference of the A.A.S. from the A.S. curriculum for this program is that of one math course


Articulated credit from a technical institute/secondary school may be applicable. Contact the SCF associate vice president for corporate and community development for more information.

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