Vijay Raol, Coordinator
Graphics Technology Program
School of Business, Aviation and Technology
Room 406 Engineering Technology Building
OVERVIEW OF THE ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE PROGRAM IN GRAPHICS TECHNOLOGY
The Graphics Technology program at Pierpont Community and Technical College is a program that prepares students for careers in the graphics industry.
The A. A. S. Graphics Technology Degree provides training in visual communications, where students will learn to plan, analyze, and create visual solutions to communications problems. This program focuses on the technical aspects of graphic design, preparing students for entry-level positions in areas of print, multimedia, and web design.
Upon successful completion of the AS degree in Graphics Technology, Students will be able to:
- Students who choose to pursue the Internet publishing option (an additional 9 credits) will be able to generate design solutions for inter-active media.
- Students who choose to pursue the Electronic publishing option (an additional 9 credits) will be able to perform graphic design services in the print environment.
Graduates with the Associate of Applied Science degree in Graphics Technology are qualified for entry level positions to work as Layout Artists, Graphic Design Assistants, Web Design Technicians and Free-lance Graphic Artists.
Many students continue their education towards a Bachelors degree in Graphics Technology, Graphic Design or related fields.