Graphic and Web Design
Prepare yourself for a career in the business world with a competitive advantage and a degree from Garrett College. Our courses incorporate the latest technologies to prepare students for the competitive workforce.
Why choose Graphic and Web Design?
A degree in Graphic and Web Design prepares graduates to utilize visual thinking and logic to create marketing and communications materials, websites and other interactive media.
Graduates of the program earn an Associate in Applied Sciences (A.A.S) in Business & Information Technology with a Graphic/Web Design concentration.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Students will demonstrate proficiency in the use of a range of computer graphics technology, including bitmap image editing, vector graphics, page layout, web design, video editing and effects.
- Students will demonstrate a knowledge of color theory and how to apply it.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to design logos, newsletters, posters, folded brochures, and multiple page publications from concept to completion.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of the concept of “branding” and corporate identity, and the ability to use the basic concepts of design for advertising purposes.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to recognize basic type families and styles, and to select type styles which will enhance design pieces.
Garrett's Graphic and Web Design program creates career-ready graduates with skills and knowledge necessary for a competitive edge in a fast-paced and highly competitive field. Graduates will learn to use industry-standard software and techniques to innovate with graphics and code.
Garrett's Graphic and Web Design program prepares you for a career in any of the following career fields:
- Graphic Designer
- Web Designer
- App Developer
- Web programmer
- Website Content Manager
- Motion Graphics Designer
- Layout artist
- Website Manager/Webmaster
Graphic/Web Design concentration
Business & Information Technology A.A.S. Degree
Total Credit Hours Required 60
Institutional Requirements (1 credit)
- FYE101 First Year Experience 1
GER Required Credits (22 credits)
Comp I—Expos Writing
Min. C grade required
Arts and Humanities
Intro to Communication
- GER Humanities Course 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences
- GER Soc & Behavioral Science Course 3
- GER Science Lab Course 4
or MAT210 Introductory Statistics 3
- CSI105 Intro to Computers 3
Core Courses 9
- ACC210 Financial Accounting 3
- BUS101 Intro to Business 3
- BUS294 Field Experience in Business 3
Concentration Courses (24 credits)
- ART101 Basic Design I 3
- ART102 Basic Design II 3
- ART108 Intro to Graphic Design 3
- CIS130 Programming Logic 3
- CIS150 Desktop Publishing 3
- CIS151 Image Editing 3
- CIS200 Introduction to Animation 3
- CIS201 Web Page Design 3
Choose courses after consultation with advisor.
GER Courses must be on the Approved General Education Course List
*Minimum C grade required.