Graphic & Web Design

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Graphic & Web Design
Associate of Science
Published June 1, 2016

Student Learning Outcomes

Program Objectives

  • Technical: Graduates apply skills in industry-specific computer software programs to produce concrete projects
  • Design: Graduates apply aesthetics and formal concepts of layout and design, including spatial relationships; communication effectiveness; interrelationships among imagery and text; balance; typography; and color theory.-
  • Communication: Graduates articulate the vision behind their creative work and explain and defend their solutions -Concept: Graduates apply design concepts to produce successful visual solutions to assigned problems.
  • History / Concepts: Students will demonstrate design concepts and relate these to historical and contemporary trends and social context by producing successful visual solutions to assigned problems.
  • Professionalism: Graduates demonstrate an understanding of industry standards, professional practices and ethics in their work and self-presentation.

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Program Courses

Program Courses

FND135 Introduction to Web Design
FNDA105 Design Fundamentals
FNDA110 Observational Drawing
FNDA135 Image Manipulation
FNDA150 Digital Color Theory
G120 Life Drawing
G121 Concept Development
G131 Typography
G132 History and Analysis of Design
G210 Mixed Media
G211 Advanced Typography
G212 Electronic Design
G224 Design Principles
G230 Digital Illustration
G231 Corporate Identity
G312 Design and Technology
G313 Portfolio
G330 Graphic Illustration
G333 Packaging Design
GWDA101 Applications & Industry

General Education Courses

ART1000 Introduction to the Visual Arts
COM1010 Introduction to Communications
COM3010 Advanced Communications
ENG1010 Composition and Language
MTH1010 College Math

General Education Electives

Three General Education Elective Courses

Total credits required to graduate: 92

Program Electives

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Note: The Art Institute of Pittsburgh reserves the right to alter the sequencing of classes. Some courses are offered on a rotating basis. Students should consult their Academic Advisors and/or Department Chair when creating their course schedules to ensure they are following the recommended sequence. Students must meet all co/prerequisites for courses.