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Graphic Design and Print Communications

Graphic design and print communication are vital parts of every consumer’s life. With sales of $83 billion last year, the industry is vibrant and offers increased employment opportunities.

The major challenge facing the industry in the next 10 years is neither technology or marketing, but finding trained and qualified people. The associate of science degree in Digital Design and Print Communication is designed to provide quality technical education to prepare technicians for the rapidly changing graphic arts and digital design industries. 


First Semester
DSGN 111 Introduction to Graphic Communications 3
DSGN 118 Adobe Photoshop 3
ENGL 101 English Composition I (GEC-1) 3
GNST 102 First Year Experience 1
  GEC-3 Elective 3
DSGN 115 Graphic Design 3
  Semester Total 16
Second Semester
ENGL 102 English Composition II 3
DSGN 134 Adobe Illustrator 3
DSGN 120 Adobe InDesign 3
DSGN 127 Digital Photography 2
MATH 115 Applied Technical Math 3
  Semester Total 14
Third Semester
MGMT 202 Principles of Management 3
  Lab Science Elective (GEC-2) 4
DSGN 135 Flexography I 3
DSGN 232 Packaging Design 3
MRKT 220 Social Media Marketing 3
  Semester Total 16
Fourth Semester    
DSGN 218 Adobe Creative Suite Projects 3
DSGN 235 Flexography II 3
CSCT 130 Introduction to Web Design 2
CSCT 131 Content Management Systems 1
  Restricted Electives 6
  Semester Total 15

*Restricted electives can be DSGN 299, any GAME or any CSCT or program coordinator approved course(s)