Graphic and Interactive Design - A.A. Degree (Transfer)
An Arts and Sciences Area of Study
Application Code 294
For curriculum information, contact the Arts and Humanities Division—Room HVPA-200—443-518-1480.
This curriculum is designed as a guide for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in art or graphic design, web design, multimedia design, or interface design. Students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer. The main emphasis in the graphic and interactive design area of study is the development of foundational principles, conceptual abilities, and technical skills demonstrated in a student’s transfer portfolio.
Suggested Semester 1
Suggested Semester 2
Suggested Semester 3
Suggested Semester 4
*Electives - Select from the following courses according to transfer plans for a particular area of study:
Total Credit Hours: 60The Arts & Humanities requirement may alternatively be fulfilled by completing a World Language Sequence plus one of the following courses: SPCH-151, THET-101, THET-102, THET-103, THET-202, THET-241, or WMST-193. Students who choose to complete a World Language Sequence are not required to complete General Education Core Electives.
A graduate should be able to
- 1. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning as it applies to the commercial and digital arts.
- 2. Develop and demonstrate self-confidence, motivation, open-mindedness, risk-taking, and insight as it applies to the digital arts.
- 3. Demonstrate mastery of the tools for creating and outputting graphic design, media design, and digital art to include the computer, image creation and manipulation software, design and layout software, standard and wide-format printers, and Internet publishing.
- 4. Describe, analyze, and effectively apply the foundational principles of design to include use of imagery, typography, hierarchy, layout, message, and concept.