Graphic Design Technology

Graphic Design Technology - A.A.S. Degree

Graphic Design Technology - A.A.S. Degree

Recommended Course Sequence

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
GRDT 1001 Technical Foundations 2
GRDT 1006 Color Theory and Applications 2
GRDT 1010 Adobe Photoshop I 3
GRDT 1016 Typography and Layout I 3
GRDT 1030 Graphic Design Fundamentals 3
GRDT 1053 Design Drawing 3
GRDT 1096 Illustration Fundamentals 2
GRDT 1410 Adobe Illustrator I 3
GRDT 1422 Print Processes I 2
GRDT 1430 Adobe InDesign I 3
GRDT 2016 Typography and Layout II 3
GRDT 2400 Adobe Photoshop II 3
GRDT 2415 Adobe InDesign II 3
GRDT 2420 Adobe Illustrator II 3
GRDT 2422 Print Processes II 3
GRDT 2721 Graphic Design Career and Portfolio 3
PHOT 1100 Introduction to Photography 3
WEBD 2680 Multimedia I 3
WEBD 2685 Web Page Construction I 3
Technical Elective(s)* 2
Total Core Credits: 55

General Education Courses

Course Title Credits
ENGL 1150 Composition I 3
SPEE 1020 Interpersonal Communication 3
General Education Elective(s)** 6
General Education Elective(s) (MnTC Goal 3 or Goal 4 )*** 3
Total General Education Credits: 15
Total Program Credits: 70
* Select Technical electives from the following subject areas: VCOM , GRDT , WEBD , PHOT , MKTC , ENTR .
** Select General Education electives from any MnTC goal area.
*** Select General Education electives from MnTC goal area.