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Multimedia, Graphic Design, and Illustration, AAS

2019-2020

CIP 500409 (GDI)

This program prepares students for entry-level work in the field of print design with additional weight given to either illustration or web design. The curriculum consists of lecture and lab participation involving design theory, typography, production, advertising, and portfolio development. Training in the latest design software is emphasized throughout the degree. Restricted electives allow the student to further explore areas of design they may enjoy. Students entering this program can expect an additional cost of approximately $2,000 for books, drawing and design materials, computer storage media and color printing. Please see the department's advising guide for a recommended sequence of coursework.

Program Requirements

Total: 60 credit hours

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to Arapahoe Community College
  • Proficiency with Macintosh operations is required for classes in MGD labs. Students without these skills must enroll in either MGD 101 or MGD 102 prior to taking other MGD computer classes.
  • Typing and basic math skills are also highly recommended.

Graduation Requirements

  • Apply for graduation online at www.arapahoe.edu/graduation.
  • As a graduate of a Career and Technical Education program you will be contacted by an ACC employee in approximately six months to verify your employment information. This information gathering is a federal requirement to ensure that ACC receives certain federal funding.