Nov 14, 2019  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
  
College Catalog 2019-2020

Graphics Option, Visual Art, A.S.


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CONTACT

Felice Caivano, 413.552.2193, fcaivano@hcc.edu

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Successful completion of the Graphics Option will include the creation of a portfolio which is required for transfer to upper level studies leading to a BA or BFA degree. The portfolio, along with the experience of completing the courses, prepares the student for beginning a career in graphic design, printing, publishing, and advertising.

The portfolio will include samples of graphic design basics such as:

  • Logo development
  • Layout
  • Advertising design
  • Black & white graphics
  • Color graphics
  • Traditional layout
  • Computer layout
  • Computer imaging
  • Computer illustration

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: 26-27 CREDITS


SUGGESTED ELECTIVES: 3 CREDITS


sufficient to complete 60 credit graduation requirement

  • Visual Communication Elective Credit(s): 31

TOTAL: 62-63 CREDITS


NOTES

1Visual Art Electives are suggested. However, any course listed in the college catalog is acceptable.

This program qualifies for MassTransfer, which guarantees credit transfer to Massachusetts state colleges universities. MassTransfer also will grant students automatic acceptance to certain state colleges and universities by achieving the minimum grade point average and the HCC degree.

Depending on course selection, 50% of this program can be completed online.  Go to Online Programs  for more information.

(H042)

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