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2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

Graphic Design, A.A.S.

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Associate in Applied Science
Fine Arts & Social Science

Program Code: GRDE2

Office: Mott Memorial Building 2005

Phone: (810) 762-0332

An Associate of Applied Science in Graphic Design will turn artistic talents into a long-term career. Students will learn in an environment that fosters innovation and problem solving through the development of critical thinking skills. A wide range of courses from the fundamentals of art, design and illustration to branding, editorial and user interface design, will help students to develop a keep visual sense and the ability to communicate using words and images enabling them to become a creative professional.

Group Total: Credits 42 / 75 Contact Hours

Group Total: Credits 3 / 3-6 Contact Hours

Recommended Elective Courses

  • Program does not specify Recommended Elective Courses for degree completion Credits 0 / 0 Contact Hours

Group Total: Credits 0 / 0 Contact Hours

General Education Requirements (minimum of 18 credits required)

English Composition (3 credits)

Social Science (3 credits)

  • Complete any 100 level or higher Social Science course Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours

Mathematics (3-4 credits)

  • Test out by placing into MATH 130  or higher on the MCC Placement test OR Complete any 100 level or higher Mathematics course Credits 3-4 / 3-4 Contact Hours.

Additional General Education Credits to Fulfill General Education Requirements

Group Total: Credits 18 / 18 Contact Hours

Computer Competency Requirement

Beginning 2016, demonstration of computer competency is a degree requirement at Mott Community College

Computer competency can be demonstrated by one of two ways:

NOTE: Some programs require taking COMG-153; for these programs, the Test-Out option is not available. For those programs that do not require COMG-153, the competency test-out option is available and can be taken in the Academic Testing Center, located on the 3rd floor of the Mott Library.

Program Total: Credits 63-64 / 96-100 Contact Hours


  1. FINAL PORTFOLIO REVIEW: Students who are nearly ready to graduate and who are in the process of taking ART.-246 Self-Promotion & Portfolio Design  will undergo a final departmental portfolio review as part of their course and graduation requirements. By week 14, the student must make a formal portfolio presentation for evaluation.
  2. All course and degree requirements must be met
  3. 15 credits minimum must be earned at MCC
  4. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0

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