Graphic Design

Associate of Applied Science

School: Arts and Humanities

Dean: Stephen Burke,

Program Director: James Lee,

Support Staff: Amy Frank,

Location: Cultural Arts Center, Room 7112, Phone: 845-574-4268

Degrees Offered:

Program Goals:

To provide talented and motivated young artists with the knowledge and skills to help shape their future and fulfill their passions and abilities. The foundation program provides solid experience in two and three dimensional design, drawing, art history, photography, digital art, graphic design, digital imaging and animation. The Careers in Art course helps students to understand and identify the many paths open to them in a range of fields

Program Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Recognize and analyze through oral and written communication the contributions graphic designers have made from a variety of global perspectives including diversified cultures and societies throughout history
  • Apply creative and technical abilities in graphic design, website design, interactive media, and related skills such as drawing, photography, animation and typography
  • Use critical thinking to produce effective visual media through theory and form
  • Evaluate and analyze visual media according to established criteria using appropriate terminology
  • Create a portfolio for personal and professional use in the workforce or future studies