Jan 28, 2023  
2021 - 2022 Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Visual Communications-Graphic Design, A.A.S.


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs of Study

DEGREE: ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
DIVISION: ARTS AND HUMANITIES

The Graphic Design program is designed to prepare students for gainful employment in professional art and art-related industries such as advertising design, graphic design, and to prepare them for study at senior institutions.

The College offers a Certificate of Technical Studies program in Digital Photography.  Learn more about this program.  

Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Visual Communications-Graphic Design Associate of Applied Science program, the learner will be able to:

  • Create and maintain a body of work that reflects diverse and innovative responses to design challenges and an awareness of professional expectations of the industry (SLO #1)
  • Conduct oneself professionally when talking and giving constructive critique and when working collaboratively with others (SLO #2)
  • Construct clear and logical arguments, using language of graphic design, for creative solutions to design issues (SLO #3)
  • Use industry standard tools and technology to produce creative graphic designs that clearly illustrate the standard principles and theories of design expected in the field (SLO #4)
  • Use industry standard tools and technology to construct appropriate visual responses to communication problems that demonstrate a command of fundamental design skills (SLO #5)
  • Determine the social, cultural, and technological issues that would have bearing on design solutions (SLO #6)

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 60


NOTE:


See Graduation Requirements .

Students planning to pursue a baccalaureate program should contact that receiving institution for determination of course transferability. A listing of Delgado courses can be found by following this link: Transfer List 

Suggested Sequence


Total: 12 credit hours


Total: 15 credit hours


Third Semester (Summer Session)


  • Approved VISC elective 3 credit hours
  • Humanities Requirement 3 credit hours
  • Social/Behavioral Science Requirement 3 credit hours

Total: 9 credit hours


Fourth Semester


Total: 12 credit hours


Fifth Semester


Total: 12 credit hours


TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 60


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs of Study