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Academic Year: 2021-2022

Design and Graphic Technology Associate Degree

Program Code 101117

Creative design professionals combine artistic abilities with technical knowledge to create designs used in print and electronic media. During your studies, you will create, maintain and present a professional portfolio showcasing your finest work. As a graduate of the Design and Graphic Technology program, you are positioned for a variety of careers including graphic designer, advertising specialist, digital print technician, publication designer, public relations professional, pre-press technician and web graphic designer.

100%

Graduate Employment

With 50% Employed in Field

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This program is offered at:

Green Bay

Follow Your Path

Some credits from the following technical diploma(s) apply toward this associate degree:

Print Technology, 312041

Some credits from the following certificate(s) apply toward this associate degree:

Social Media Design, 901115

Requirements for Program Entry

  • Completed application.
  • High school transcript or equivalent. For a list of equivalents, go to www.nwtc.edu/gettingstarted.
  • Ability to use computer keyboard.
  • To be admitted to this program, learners must achieve a prior cumulative high school or college grade point average of 2.6 or higher OR a satisfactory academic skills assessment score. College grade point average must be based on 15 credits or more. To learn more about starting this program, please contact an academic advisor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.
Curriculum
Curriculum: Students following the study plan below will complete the Design and Graphic Technology associate degree in the number of semesters shown.
First Semester
Semester Total
17
Second Semester
Semester Total
16
Third Semester
Semester Total
15
Fourth Semester
Semester Total
17
Total Credits
65

Curriculum Note: The credit for 10-890-101, College 101 is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program requirements, but must be passed with a C or better.

It is recommended that learners take the Design and Graphic Technology Career Experience course (10-111-199) in their last semester.

Course Descriptions