By providing students with theoretical and classroom experience which closely parallels on-the-job activities, this program prepares students for careers in the graphics industry. Two specializations are available within the program: Graphic Design and Interactive Design. Graphic Design prepares students for employment as layout designers, graphic artists and computer graphic designers focusing on printed material. Interactive Design prepares students for employment in areas of entry-level interactive graphics and Web page design.
Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers may be eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this program. For information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site at valenciacollege.edu/asdegrees/transferagreements.cfm to view the articulation agreement. Eligible students should contact the related academic department and/or Career Program Advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a Career Program Advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best education plan for their career goals.
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following progression of courses, students should use the foundation, intermediate and advanced course sequences as a guide in program planning.
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and satisfactorily complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in which the student is placed.