Credit Programs

2015-2016 Catalog (Courses updated for 2016-2017)

Associate in Science

Graphic Design (EB33)

The following combination of courses allows any student to obtain both an Associate in Science degree and to transfer into most four-year colleges offering programs in Graphic Design. Students are also prepared for entry-level positions in graphic design and related fields.


  • Attain mastery of the basic conventions of drawing and design.
  • Become competent in the specific skills that are required in today's graphic design industry.
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary for visual thinking and productive problem-solving.
  • Attain an expanded awareness and a critical understanding of graphic design products.
  • Become familiar with the computer graphics software products that are industry standards.

Suggested Sequence of Courses:
Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required. Please check individual course descriptions for details.

Freshman Year Sophomore Year Total Credits:

1 MAT* E075, MAT* E095 not acceptable.

2 Choose from ART* E101, ART* E102, or ART* E103

3 It is suggested that students discuss selection of elective with program coordinator.

4 Cannot be an ART/GRA course.

NOTE: THR 101, THR 112, THR 114, THR 115, THR 210, THR 225 can be used to satisfy FINE ARTS and OPEN ELECTIVE Requirements. THR 290 can be used to satisfy an OPEN ELECTIVE Requirement.

NOTE: For degree completion the student must complete the Computer Literacy Requirement.

NOTE: A minimum of 15 credits must be taken in 200-level courses.

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