Purpose: The curriculum is designed for persons who seek full-time employment in the communication design field. The occupational objectives include graphic designer in the communication design marketplace.
Recommended Preparation: Proficiency in high school English and a satisfactory aptitude for drawing.
Equipment and Supplies: Communication Design students are required to purchase certain basic equipment and materials necessary to achieve professionally-oriented objectives. Most of the equipment is purchased in the beginning class (Introduction to Graphic Skills) and can be used throughout the two-year program.
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.