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2023-2024 General Catalog 
2023-2024 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Graphics Technology, AAS

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The Graphics Technology Program combines the most essential skills from desktop publishing and graphic design to prepare students for a career in one of the top six fastest growing careers in the nation. Through hands-on projects, students will study and apply the techniques and tools it takes to create powerful and intelligent visual communications. Students build skill in developing the images used in a variety of creative projects including brochures, posters and advertisements as well as the skill for design, layout, and formatting of these materials. Students build a strong foundation for a career by learning design techniques, visual thinking, and typography through applied learning.

Students can graduate with a diploma in Graphics Technology after successful completion of first and second semester. Students can continue to third and fourth semesters to complete an Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS).

Enrollment Date: Fall Semester
Minimum Required Credits: 66
Campus: Fort Dodge
Department: Career and Technical Education
CIP#: 10.03030200

Program Outcomes:

  1. The Web Technology and Graphics Technology programs will provide students with the necessary training and skills to obtain employment in the graphic design and Web design fields.
  2. The Web Technology and Graphics Technology programs will assist employers in Area V with their graphic and Web design personnel needs.
  3. The Web Technology and Graphics Technology programs will provide students with the opportunity to transfer to a four-year institution.

Program of Study

Total Hours: 16

Second Semester

Total Hours: 18

Total Hours: 15

Fourth Semester

Total Hours: 15

Summer Semester (Required)

AAS Degree Total Hours: 66


Graduation Requirement: Must pass all core program courses with the prefix ART, CIS, GRA with a “C” or better.

Footnotes for Degree Requirements:

1 Required general education course.

2 Required elective course.

3 Institutional requirement.

4 May be substituted with a course from the same category on the General Education Course List  .

Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of Iowa Central Community College not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identify, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status. 

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact the Vice President of Human Resources, Iowa Central Community College, One Triton Circle, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501; Telephone: 515-574-1138, Email: concerns@iowacentral.edu, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov. 

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