The Graphics Option prepares students for transfer, leading to a BA or BFA degree and for the workplace. Students will develop the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the dynamic and rapidly changing field of Graphic Design. Students successfully completing the Graphics Option will produce a portfolio that demonstrates an understanding of the elements and principles of Graphic Design.
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
apply the concepts and principles of Graphic Design to specific design projects
understand the importance of both traditional and computer layout
design artistically and with technical proficiency
understand the importance of keeping up-to-date with changing computer programs and digital design tools
employ various methodologies (formal, iconographic, and contextual) in order to discuss and analyze objects from the history of art
talk critically about works of art, including their own
appreciate the power images exert over us and better navigate the visual world
This program qualifies for MassTransfer, which guarantees credit transfer to Massachusetts state colleges and universities. MassTransfer will also grant students automatic acceptance to certain state colleges and universities by achieving the minimum grade point average and the HCC degree.