Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2016-2017

Palm Beach State College
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Graphic Design Technology  (AS 2011)
Term One - Fall (Year One) Credits: 12
ART1201C Design Fundamentals (AA) (a) (b) * 3
ART1300C Drawing 1 (AA) (a) (b) * 3
GRA2100C Introduction to Macintosh Graphics (AS) 3
PGY1401C Introduction to Photography (AA) (a) * 3
Term Two - Spring (Year One) Credits: 13
CGS1030 PC Starter (AS) 1
GRA2121C Publication Design 1 (AS) 3
GRA2151C Illustrator 1 (AS) 3
GRA1190C Graphic Design 1 (AA)* 3
GRA1530C Typography (AS) 3
Term Three - Summer (Year One) Credits: 12
GRA2156C Photoshop 1 (AS) 3
ART1205C Color Design (AA) (a) (b) * 3
  Any General Education requirement 3
  Any General Education requirement 3
Term One - Fall (Year Two) Credits: 12
  Any program elective, GRA2144C suggested 3
  Any program elective 3
  Any General Education requirement 3
GRA2191C Graphic Design 2 (AA)* 3
Term Two - Spring (Year Two) Credits: 12
GRA2171C Portfolio Composition (AS)* 3
  Any program elective, GRA2722C suggested 3
  Any General Education requirement 3
  Any General Education requirement 3
Total Program Credits: 64
(a) Students completing these courses can apply for and receive the Multimedia Arts College Credit Certificate. Those certificate students going onto the AS degree would reduce their elective courses to 1 credit.
(b) Students completing these courses can apply for and receive the Web Design College Credit Certificate. Those certificate students going on to complete the AS degree may substitute GRA 2131 for the required course GRA 2100C and will reduce their elective courses to 1 credit.
* These courses articulate with the B.F.A. Graphic Design Program at Florida Atlantic University.
** Students planning to participate in the transfer agreement with Florida Atlantic University must take MAC 1105 and SYG 2000 to be considered.