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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study


COMMUNICATION DESIGN Code: 5110 Catalog Year: 2012-2013
Associate of Applied Science Degree   AL, LO
  Courses Credits Grade
Two Years
ART 121 Drawing I 4  
ART 122 Drawing II 4  
ART 131 Fundamentals of Design I 4  
ART 132 Fundamentals of Design II 4  
ART 135 Visual Communications 3  
ART 140 Intro to Graphic Skills 3  
ART 141 Typography I 3  
ART 142 Typography II 3  
ART 209 Creative Concepts and Writing 3  
ART 217 Graphic Design I 3  
ART 218 Graphic Design II 3  
ART 250 History of Design 3  
ART 265 Graphic Techniques 3  
ART 287 Portfolio & Resume Preparation 3  
CST 110 Intro to Communication 3  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
2MTH 151 Math for the Liberal Arts I or 3-4  
  Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab    
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1  
PHT 270 Digital Imaging I or 3  
  Communication Design I    
4___ ___    Humanities Elective (non-ART) 3  
3___ Social Science Elective 3  
1SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
Total   66-67  
Total credits for the Communication Design A.A.S.=66-67

1 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

2 Division approval required for substitution. The physical life science elective may be selected from biology, chemistry, physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, listed under General Education Electives. Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.

3 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.

4 The humanities elective may be selected from fine arts/humanities courses other than ART listed under General Education Electives.