Graphic Design - Web Design Emphasis

Graphic Design - Web Design Emphasis


Graphic Design - Web Design Emphasis

This degree is designed for individuals who wish to be involved in the design and implementation of web sites. Students will learn user interactivity and basic fundamentals of optimum Internet usage. These concepts are critical to the conception and design of a web site. The navigation, functionality, file size, image generation, and unity of design are stressed. Each student will design and develop a web portfolio or work as an intern in the industry as a requirement for graduation. There is an opportunity in this diploma to take electives in Computer Careers or Creative Graphic Design to enhance student skills. Prerequisites: Testing score equivalent or CPLT1100 Introduction to to Personal Computers, CPLT1200 Introduction to Macintosh and MATH0900 Fundamentals of Mathematics.

Program Title:
Web Site Design

Award Type:
Graphic Design - Web Design Emphasis- A.A.S. (Associate in Applied Science Degree)

Career Opportunities:

Graphic design is an ever-changing and evolving professional career with many occupational categories and opportunities. One might find employment in a production environment, customer service, customer support, sales, creative production, consulting or training. Occupational titles include but are not limited to creative designer, graphic designer, print production artist, web designer, web producer, web developer, production artist, advertising artist, art typographer. Common working environments might include design or production, in a corporation, agency, advertising or marketing setting, printing company, or graphics service bureau.

Campus Location: BP

Credits: 72

Choose 72 credits from the following areas:
Technical Studies Required: 43 Credits
MGDP1205 Fundamentals of Graphic Design 3
MGDP1220 Concepts in Creativity 3
MGDP1230 Photoshop 3
MGDP1240 Illustrator 3
MGDP1285 Fundamentals in Web Imaging 2
MGDP1320 Dreamweaver 3
MGDP1360 Acrobat 2
MGDP1365 CSS for Designers 3
MGDP1370 Advanced Dreamweaver 3
MGDP2010 Applied Graphic Design 3
MGDP2100 Web Design/Production 3
MGDP2200 Design Portfolio 3
MMVP1500 Concepts of Interactive Media 3
MMVP1520 Flash 3
Technical Studies Electives: 11 Credits
Any CCIS, MGDP, MMVP, or MPRT course that is not required for this award may be used as an elective.
MGDP1340 Advanced Photoshop 3
MGDP2215 Graphic Design Internship 1-12
General Education Required: 12 Credits
COMM2060 or COMM2130 Small Group Communication

Public Speaking

ENGL2121 or ENGL2125 Writing and Research

Technical Writing

PHIL2100 Critical Thinking 3
SOCI2100 Introduction to Sociology 3
General Education Electives: 6 Credits
Hennepin Technical College’s 2000-level general education courses meet the guidelines of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC).

Last updated: 2011-03-25 15:16:05