Digital Media and Design - Graphic Design Specialty Option

Associate in Applied Science
Career Degree
Cost
$14,748*

Inform and move audiences with design

Say 1,000 words with a single image

Tell stories through a visual medium with an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Digital Media and Design – Graphic Design. Learn color, typography, imagery and layout to understand how to build a visual identity through print and digital designs.

Your coursework prepares you for regular interactions with clients in need of your handiwork. Gain expertise in:

  • Producing website layouts
  • Assembling final layouts for print vendors
  • Creating mock-ups for packaging
  • Researching new design concepts
  • Maintaining records, files and other documents
  • Collaborating with others to refine visuals

What can you do with an A.A.S. in Digital Media & Design – Graphic Design?

The A.A.S. degree specializing in graphic design prepares you to start work or continue your education in graphic design, digital communications or related fields.

Highlights

  • Internships Available

    Gain relevant work experience before you complete the program.
  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Career Degree

    Earn an associate degree in 2 years and gain in-demand technical and job-ready skills.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

Career Outlook

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    DMD 111 3
    DMD 121 3
    ART 122 3
    ENG 121 3
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code DMD 111
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code DMD 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ART 122
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    DMD 113 3
    DMD 125 3
    DMD 174 3
    ART 222 3
    MTH 114 3
    • Course Code DMD 113
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code DMD 125
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code DMD 174
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ART 222
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MTH 114
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    DMD 115 3
    • Course Code DMD 115
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    DMD 273 3
    DMD 117 3
    ART 149 3
    CMM 121 3
    BUS 239 3
    • Course Code DMD 273
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code DMD 117
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ART 149
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CMM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BUS 239
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    DMD 116 3
    DMD 279 3
    ANT 121 3
    PHI 125 3
    ENG 113 3
    • Course Code DMD 116
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code DMD 279
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ANT 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PHI 125
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 113
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

62


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Digital Media and Design at CLC

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*Cost includes tuition and other fees, including books and materials before financial aid is applied, such as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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