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2017-2018 General Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2017-2018 General Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic Communications Technology, AAS (SW)


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The Graphic Communications Technology program prepares the graduate for a variety of entry-level positions in printing, publishing, advertising, and corporate environments. Students are given a strong foundation in computer graphic design using industry standards in hardware and software, and learn prepress and press operations.

Course Requirements


Total: 36 Credit Hours


General Education


  • AREA I - English Composition 3 credits
  • AREA III - MTH 100  3 credits >=
  • AREA III - Science Elective with Lab 4 credits
  • AREA IV - Social Science Elective 3 credits
  • ORI 101 - Orientation to College 1 credit

Total: 14 Credit Hours


Choose one of the following Specialization Elective Tracks


Animation


  • GRD 137 - 3 - D Fundamentals 3 credits
  • GRD 187 - 3 - D Animation 3 credits
  • GRD 219 - Photoshop Imaging 3 credits
  • GRD 237 - 3 - D Graphics and Animation 3 credits
Total: 12 Credit Hours

Advanced Photography


  • GRD 171 - Digital Photography Techniques 3 credits
  • GRD 216 - Photoshop Techniques 3 credits
  • GRD 221 - Conceptual Digital 3 credits
  • GRD 271 - Digital Photography Studio 3 credits
Total: 12 Credit Hours

Advanced Videography


  • GRD 183 - Digital Video Production 3 credits
  • GRD 243 - Digital Video Effects 3 credits
  • GRD 283 - Digital Video Studio 3 credits
  • GRD 287 - 3 - D Studio 3 credits
Total: 12 Credit Hours

Total Credit Hours for Program Completion: 62 Credit Hours


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