Students who complete Graphic Design courses will apply design principles, concepts and technologies to create innovative messaging and visual solutions. They will explore the history, criticism, and business of communication design.
The Graphic Design program prepares students for freelance careers and/or entry-level positions in the graphic design market as well as for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. The program emphasizes the basic skills, knowledge, and abilities needed to implement creative, technical, and esthetic solutions into print and publication design; web and interface design; branding, identity, and type design.
Students who complete Multimedia courses will transform text and images into compelling messaging and visual storytelling through the most effective media available; from motion graphics and interactive communication to spatial applications such as environmental graphics, way-finding systems, 3D commercial graphics, and branded environments. Students will explore the history, criticism, and business of multimedia.
This program is an interdisciplinary program that will connect students with a wide range of disciplines, including business, art, graphic design, programming, performing arts, journalism, music, radio, and television. With the development of software/hardware technology that can display motion graphics and the realization of a graphical user interface for the Internet, millions of people all over the globe are regular users of a medium that is earning billions of dollars annually.
GRAPHIC AND MULTIMEDIA DESIGN PROGRAM
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