What is Graphic Design?

ABOUT THE MAJOR

The degree involves the creation and production of promotional materials for print, multimedia and the Web. It involves the selection and arrangement of text and graphic elements within a page format to communicate a message.

A creative career track, this prestigious two-year degree imparts occupational skills in page layout, illustration and photographic editing software. The Graphic Design Technology program is designed to give creative students a rewarding and challenging career in the artistic field of printing, publishing, electronic communication and advertising.

A comprehensive graphic design curriculum of studio projects leads to an extensive portfolio and empowers graduates to obtain lucrative employment. MDC/SEDT's Graphic Design program offers students hands-on experience and a solid academic background.

WHAT SKILLS WILL I LEARN?

Page Layout Software

Illustration Software

Photo Editing Software

Graphic Design Theory and Principles

Production of Studio Projects

Printing and Graphic Arts

Graphic Design Business Practices

Portfolio Preparation

WHERE CAN I WORK? HOW MUCH CAN I EARN?

Graphic designers work in advertising agencies, graphic design studios, in-house art departments, magazine and newspaper publishers and even on their own as freelance artists.