St. Mary's University Associate Arts programs in Graphic Design and Media
Communication will prepare the diligent student for a career in a varied
world of visual media. These include graphic design, publishing, film
and television, and related careers from corporate to freelance. At the
end of the two year program, students will be prepared to present a
portfolio based upon their choice of Graphic Design or Media
Communication that will show competence in publishing, graphic
production, visual communication including film, all with an emphasis in
visual literacy. A strong foundation in design, competence with
computer literacy, a continuous development of drawing skills and the
understanding of mass media are central to the programs.
AA Degree Program in Graphic Design or Media Communication Students
entering both programs are urged to work with an advisor to plan a two
year schedule to clearly understand the best sequencing of courses.
Depending on date of entry to the program and students’ interests and
goals, students entering the program in the second semester may need to
attend summer school to complete the program.
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