When you complete the Graphic Design Degree (Associate of Applied Science Degree: Graphic Design) program you will have acquired the technical knowledge and the creative process principles necessary for an entry-level position in the commercial communication art field and in the field of digital publishing.
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The program focuses on graphic design foundations including composition, layout, digital paint and illustration, typography, prepress production, and photo manipulation. The program also includes the newest technologies such as designing interactive publishing applications for tablet devices. Training of traditional skills and a comprehensive understanding of a digital design studio operation is also an inseparable part of the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Graphic Design program.
Platt College San Diego recognizes the importance of a person having college experience in subject areas outside of his/her professional specialization. The purpose of the general education courses is to enable one to do well in a career as well as in life. Therefore, a portion of each student’s education includes the areas of Mathematics / Science, English / Language, Social Sciences / Humanities, and Art. This policy assures that the student has sampled a broad range of disciplines, which will help to prepare the student to be a well-informed citizen of the modern world.
The program prepares students for entry-level positions in the field of graphic design, digital publishing, production artist, entry-level graphic and web designer.