Oct 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

Planner for Visual Arts Transfer - Graphic and Web Design (A.A.)


Official Title of Major: Visual Arts Transfer - Graphic and Web Design, A.A.

Award: Associate of Arts degree, A.A.

Code: AA.VSL.GRPH-WEB        

Total Credit Hours: 60

Visual Arts and Humanities - see www.aacc.edu

Purpose: Prepares students for transfer to a four-year web or graphic design program at a traditional or art school. After graduation from a transfer institution, students will be eligible for an entry level position in the web or graphic design industry. Students should work closely with the Graphic Design and Web Design faculty to identify potential transfer schools. Students who already have a degree, wish to get a job after completion of only an associate degree, or wish to focus on just visual design, should check out the Visual Arts Professional A.A.S. Graphic Design, and Visual Arts Web Design Area of Concentrations and Certificates.

Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory/default.cfm): Wilfredo Valladares

Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.

Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________

Term 1


Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research 1  OR
ENG 101A - Academic Writing and Research 1  
(English Composition GER)
3 credit hours    
Mathematics GER
3 credit hours    
ART 100 - Two-Dimensional Design  
(Arts & Humanities GER)
3 credit hours    
ART 209 - History of Western Art 1  
(Arts & Humanities GER)
3 credit hours    
ART 106 - Introduction to Digital Design  
This course satisifes the Technology requirement for this degree.
3 credit hours     

 

Term 2


Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 102 - Academic Writing and Research 2  
(English Composition GER)
3 credit hours    
Biological & Physical Lab Science GER
4 credit hours    
ART 210 - History of Western Art 2   3 credit hours    
ART 125 - Drawing 1  
3 credit hours    
ART 166 - Graphic Design 1  OR
ART 170 - Web Design 1  
3 credit hours    

 

Term 3


Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
Social & Behavioral Sciences GER
3 credit hours    
Biological & Physical Science GER
3 credit hours    
Wellness
Must select from list of approved General Education Wellness courses
3 credit hours    
ART 120 - Digital Photography 1   3 credit hours    
Choose one course of the following:
ART 102 - Three-Dimensional Design  
ART 103 - Color  
ART 121 - Black and White Photography  
ART 137 - Illustration   *
ART 160 - Video 1  
ART 161 - Video Editing  
ART 166 - Graphic Design 1  
ART 170 - Web Design 1  
ART 200 - Drawing 2   *
ART 236 - Digital Photography 2   *
ART 264 - Fundamentals of Typography  
ART 266 - Graphic Design 2   *
ART 269 - Responsive Web Design   *
ART 270 - Web Design 2   *
* Courses with an asterisk have a prerequisite.
3 credit hours    

 

Term 4


Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
Social & Behavioral Sciences GER 
(must select different discipline from term 3)
3 credit hours    
ART 230 - Art Portfolio Development  OR
ART 250 - Digital Portfolio Development  

Please see department chair for ART 230 or ART 250 class recommendations.
1 credit hour    
Choose an additional two courses from list in term 3
6 credit hours    
Electives
Students are recommended to check on transfer institution’s requirements. No more than 3 credits of physcial activity courses may be uses as electives.
4 credit hours     

 

About the Planner Symbols