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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic Design Technology

Location(s): Perkinston Campus

(Perkinston Campus)

Students in Graphic Design Technology gain the interactive, research, design, and technical skills necessary to create graphic solutions for clients. Core topics include publication production, visual literacy, typography, and layout design. Through incorporation of these topics, students complete projects focused on logo design, corporate identity, packaging design, and/or interactive technologies. Graphic Designers work closely with their clients and must be strong communicators in order to achieve the client’s objectives successfully.

This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to four-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with an MGCCC advisor.

All students completing a career or technical program must complete an MGCCC Board-approved Technical Skills Attainment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.

Graphic Design Technology Certificate

Total Credits: 30/31

Graphic Design Technology Diploma

Semester Three

Total Credits: 15

Total Clock Hours: 1,456

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Semester Four

Total Credits: 14/17


Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” section of this catalog regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.

*MAT 1033 - Technical Mathematics , MAT 1313 - College Algebra  or Higher or Any Lab Science.