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Graphic Communications, A.S. (374.3)


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Allegheny
Associate of Science

This program will prepare the student to develop an innovative portfolio of conceptual design. The student will adopt the aesthetic and technical skills necessary for entry-level positions in the print and digital design fields. Graduates may find employment as a production artist, graphic designer, illustrator, desktop publisher, web developer, freelance designer or eligible Adobe® Certified user. The student may also elect to transfer to a four-year institution.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Develop a portfolio suitable for employment, transfer to a four-year institution or artistic development.
  2. Develop visual communication skills.
  3. Demonstrate technical and perceptual skills.
  4. Use principles of design.
  5. Use color theory.
  6. Use current technology as it applies to the arts.
  7. Analyze in order to render 2D forms via line, value and perspective.
  8. Use art history to develop visual arts vocabulary and critical thinking skills, in a verbal and written manner.
  9. Analyze three-dimensional forms.
  10. Analyze visual images and objects.

Degree Requirements


First Semester


Total: 15-16 Credits


Total: 15-16 Credits


Total: 15 Credits


Total: 15 Credits


Minimum Credits to Graduate: 60–62


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