2019-2020 Catalog 
    Dec 03, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic Design Associate of Science

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The Associate of Science in Graphic Design program prepares students for entry-level careers in the graphic design field, such as graphic designer, production artist, package designer, or product designer. The program also provides coursework for professionals interested in upgrading skills and/or receiving certification in the field. The study encompasses all phases of the design processes from origination of the idea (design, layout, and typography) through reproduction, finishing and distribution.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Use fundamental design skills
  • Select and use appropriate graphic design software
  • Demonstrate skills typically found in the graphic design field

Total Core Units for the Major: 34

*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

Associate of Science Degree

Complete a minimum of 60 units including the total number of units described above and the General Education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 to qualify for the Associate of Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees

Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.


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