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2023-2024 CURRENT Catalog 
2023-2024 CURRENT Catalog

Graphic Design Foundation Certificate

Fine Arts & Social Science Division

Program Code:  GRDE1

Gainful Employment Disclosure Data

Office: Visual Arts and Design Center (VADC) 100

Phone: (810) 762-0443

Program Coordinator: James Shurter, Associate Professor of Design

Phone: (810) 232-2075

This certificate offers students a one-year option in graphic design. It will give them beginning art and design skills that could potentially allow them to enter the workforce as a production artist. It also provides them with foundation courses that would allow them to transfer into a bachelors program in design.

Group Total: Credits 25-26 / 35-38 Contact Hours

Group Total: Credits 6 / 6 Contact Hours

Program Total: Credits 31-32 / 41-44 Contact Hours


  1. All course and degree requirements must be met
  2. 15 credits minimum must be earned at MCC
  3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0