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Graphic Design

Graphic Design students learn the elements and principles of art and design related to the Graphic Design and Digital Communication fields through the use of photography and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop). Designers will use sophisticated layouts, design and graphic creation processes in the production of a wide variety of real-world print, web, and digital media application. Upon program completion students will have created a portfolio of work to be used for job interviews, college admissions, and internships.

Program Standards

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Program Details 

  • Graphics Design 1-2 (Year 1)   
  • Graphics Design 3-4 (Year 2)  
  • Graphics Design 5-6 Honors  (Year 3) 
  • Graphics Design Internship (Year 4)


  • Graphics Design 1-2 Graphic Design (Year 1) 
  • Productions 1-2 Graphic Design (Year 2)
  • Productions 3-4 Graphic Design (Year 3)
  • Productions 5-6 Honors (Year 4)

  •  Adobe Certified Associate

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Careers in Film & TV

  • $53,380 Average Annual Wage
  • Graphic Designer 
  • Web Designer
  • Graphic Artist 
  • Digital Media Specialist
  • Printing Press Operator
  • Pre-Press Operative 
  • Print Sales and Customer Service

The Graphic Design program is available at:

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