Graphic Design

Associate of Applied Science

School: Arts, Education, Humanities, and Social Science

Dean: Fred Herbst,

Program Director: James Lee,

Support Staff: Amy Frank,

Location: Cultural Arts Center, Room 7112, Phone: 845-574-4268

Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science (AAS): Graphic Design

Program Description:

To provide talented and motivated young artists with the knowledge and skills to help shape their future and fulfill their passions and abilities. The foundation program provides solid experience in two-dimensional design, drawing, art history, digital art, and animation. The Careers in Art course helps student to understand and identify the many paths open to them in a range of fields.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Recognize and analyze the contributions visual artists have made from a variety of perspectives including diversified cultures and societies throughout history
  • Application of creative and technical abilities in design, interactive media, and related skills such as drawing and animation
  • Produce effective visual media through theory and form
  • Evaluate and analyze visual media according to established criteria using appropriate terminology
  • Create a portfolio for personal and professional use in the workforce or future studies