Advertising and Graphic Design

Program description:

With advertising and graphic design credentials, you will be able to plan and create projects that need visual representation. Job responsibilities can include creating advertisements, promotional items and multimedia presentations as well as designing websites.

Curriculum develops design, advertising, and illustration skills needed for print and electronic projects.

Students will be trained in how to conceptualize, plan and design newspaper and magazine advertisements, posters, folders, letterheads, corporate symbols, brochures, and booklets. Graduates will be able to prepare art for printing, typography, photography, and electronic media.

Employment opportunities:
Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities with graphic design studios, advertising agencies, printing companies, department stores, a wide variety of manufacturing industries, newspapers, and businesses with in-house graphics operations.

Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates:

  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN ADVERTISING AND GRAPHIC DESIGN   |   2 Years to Complete
    Download Curriculum Map (A30100)
  • DIPLOMA IN ADVERTISING AND GRAPHIC DESIGN   |   1 Year to Complete
    Download Curriculum Map (D30100)   |   Print Gainful Employment Disclosure
  • CERTIFICATE IN ADVERTISING AND GRAPHIC DESIGN   |   1 Year to Complete
    Download Curriculum Map (C30100)
  • CERTIFICATE IN ADVERTISING LAYOUT   |   1 Year to Complete
    Download Curriculum Map (C30100A)
  • CERTIFICATE IN CREATIVE DESIGN   |   1 Year to Complete
    Download Curriculum Map (C30100B)
  • CERTIFICATE IN MULTIMEDIA DESIGN   |   1 Year to Complete
    Download Curriculum Map (C30100D)
  • CERTIFICATE IN WEB DESIGN   |   1 Year to Complete
    Download Curriculum Map (C30100C)
  • CTE PATHWAY FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS   |   1 Year to Complete

Other Educational Opportunities:

  • PHOTOSHOP COURSE   |   4 Weeks to Complete
  • CREATING A PROFESSIONAL WEBSITE COURSE   |   2 Days to Complete

To learn more about degree, diploma, and certificate programs in digital media, contact:
Linda M. Ward
Faculty, Advertising and Graphic Design

Mark Little
Department Chair, Computer and Industrial Technologies

Dr. Maria Lander
Dean, School of Professional Occupations and Public Services

To learn more about other educational opportunities in digital media, contact:
Kristen Griffin
Lead Program Coordinator, Career and Continuing Education

Note: This program may transfer to a four-year institution. For more information, please contact the individual(s) listed above.