Coffindaffer, Kari Carlson
The A. A. S. Graphics Technology Degree provides training in visual communications, where students will learn to plan, analyze, and create visual solutions to communications problems. This program focuses on the technical aspects of graphic design, preparing students for entry-level positions in areas of print, multimedia, and web design.
- Work with various graphics software packages.
- Design and export graphic content for various platforms.
- Capture, edit and export video in a digital environment.
- Design, implement, and maintain original websites.
- Use basic photography for graphic design solutions.
- Create original digital artwork for graphic design solutions.
- Shoot and digitally alter original digital photographs.
- Plan, create, and produce digital animation.
- Create original illustration art for print, packaging and digital graphic design solutions.
Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
1390 Eisenhower Place
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
In addition to meeting the minimum residency requirement for graduation, students in the Graphics Technology Program must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours of their technical course work at Pierpont Community & Technical College.
Students interested in completing an internet publishing emphasis will complete the Graphics Technology model schedule (60 CHs) with an additional 9 CHs in the area of emphasis (69 CHs).
COMM 2200 Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1104. COMM 2201 or 2202 may be substituted for COMM 2200.
ENGL 1108 Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1104.
COMM 2201 OR COMM 2202 may be substituted for COMM 2200.