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Associate of Arts in Digital Design

The A.A. in Digital Design is a stepping stone to a career creating print and digitally-produced visuals, including websites, corporate materials, advertisements and anywhere a message must be communicated visually. The program teaches traditional and contemporary design techniques, using industry-standard software. Courses are taught in computer labs with limited seating so that instructors can work one-on-one with students. Once the degree is earned, students can move on with their studies to earn a B.A.

Degree Requirements

Core Competencies Credits
English 1010 Writing or CSEN 1250 Writing 4
Select one course:
  • Math
  • PHIL 1060 Critical Thinking
  • PHIL 1210 Elementary Symbolic Logic
  • BSMT 3250 Business Statistics (recommended)
  • CPST 1070 Math for Information Technology
3
Supporting Requirement Credits
Oral Communications – Select one course:
  • SPEC 1400 Intro to Public Speaking
  • SPEC 3110 Small Group Communications
  • THEA 2100 Fundamentals of Acting
  • BSMT 2250 Business Communications
3
Distribution Requirements Credits
Humanities 3
Sciences 3
Social Sciences 3
Writing Requirement Credits
Designated writing course 3-4

 

Major Requirements

Major Core Courses Credits
MDAR 1020 Introduction to Digital Design 3
MDAR 2810 Web Design 3
MDAR 2200 Digital Illustration 3
MDAR 2300 Digital Imaging 3
MDAR 2350 Graphic Design I 3
MDAR 3200 Animation I 3
MDAR 4320 Digital Portfolio 3
Select one course:
  • MDAR 2100 Visual Communication
  • MDAR 3350 Graphic Design II
3
General Electives Credits
As needed to total 60 credits  
Total 60