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Graphic Design - Diploma

Offered at: Big Sandy Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 5004094059

Course Title Credits
Required General Education
Select one of the following three options:3
Written Communication
Oral Communications
Humanities/Heritage
Select one of the following three options:3
Quantitative Reasoning
Natural Sciences
Social/Behavioral Sciences
Subtotal6
Required Technical Core
VCA 108Digital Color Theory3
VCA 280Professional Portfolio Development3
VCC 100Introduction to Visual Communication3
VCC 106Typography3
VCC 110Design Concepts3
VCC 125Computer Graphics I3
VCC 166Photoshop Basics3
VCC 200Illustrator Basics3
VCC 220InDesign Basics3
VCC 297Internship3
Subtotal30
General Education and Technical Core Subtotal36
Students must complete one of the tracks listed below to complete the diploma requirements.

Graphic Design Track

Offered at: Big Sandy Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 500409401

Course Title Credits
General Education and Technical Core Subtotal36
VCC 235Graphic Design I3
VCC 245Graphic Design II3
VCC 255Emerging Media Design3
VCC 265Graphic Design III3
Select one of the following two options:3
Digital Production
Approved Technical Elective
Approved Technical Electives3
Total Credits54

Mixed Media Design Track

Offered at: Big Sandy Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 500409402

Course Title Credits
General Education and Technical Core Subtotal36
Approved Technical Electives18
Total Credits54

Production Design Track

Offered at: Big Sandy Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 500409403

Course Title Credits
General Education and Technical Core Subtotal36
VCC 214Production Design I3
VCC 216Production Design II3
or VCP 250 Screen Printing
VCC 218Production Design III3
VCC 275Digital Production3
VCC 285Production Design IV3
Approved Technical Electives3
Total Credits54