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    Jun 13, 2024  
MCCC College Catalog 2024-2025 
MCCC College Catalog 2024-2025

Graphic Design: Illustration, A.A.S.

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Associate of Applied Science

Monroe County Community College’s associate of applied science degree in graphic design enables students to obtain a broad introduction to the concepts and techniques used in the field of graphic design. The associate of applied science degree has two concentrations: digital media and illustration. Students in the digital media concentration will explore the fundamentals of design, creation of graphical assets, publication design, three-dimensional design and time-based media using industry-standard software. Students in the illustration concentration will explore the digital media concepts with a focus on art history and traditional art fundamentals.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program will potentially be prepared for entry-level employment as:

  • Graphic Designers
  • Desktop Publishers
  • Pre-press Technicians
  • Commercial Artists
  • Entry-level Web Designers
  • Multimedia Artists

Transfer Information

For information regarding transfer opportunities for this or any program, please visit the Transfer section of the MCCC website.


Required General Education Courses

See the General Education Requirements  for a list of courses that satisfy the General Education Learning Competencies.

Required Courses and Sequence for Illustration

Fall Semester (Year 1)

Winter Semester (Year 1)

Fall Semester (Year 2)

Winter Semester (Year 2)

Total Degree Requirements: 60-61 credits

Total Degree Costs: 69 minimum billable contact hours

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