Jun 01, 2020  
2019-2020 GCC Catalog 
2019-2020 GCC Catalog

Studio Art: Graphic Design Option, AS

The Studio Art: Graphic Design Option program provides a strong basic foundation in the visual arts along with a background in general education. Furthermore, it prepares students for continued studies or employment by enabling them to build a portfolio of artwork that exhibits a degree of proficiency in graphic design. For students seeking greater personal and creative fulfillment, this program will also promotes art as an avocation. For more information, call Nicholas Halko at (203) 285-2241 or e-mail at (nhalko@gatewayct.edu).

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to:

  • Demonstrate skills, techniques, and manipulation of tools and equipment necessary for studio or graphic arts as described in the course syllabi
  • Demonstrate an understanding of art and design concepts and problem solving as stated in the course syllabi
  • Compile a portfolio of work reflecting knowledge, techniques, and creativity gained during a student’s course of study
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the process of creating a finished work of art or design concept
  • Communicate and critique using specific art vocabulary

Suggested Course Sequence

Total Semester Credits: 15

Second Semester

Total Semester Credits: 15

Total Semester Credits: 15

Fourth Semester

Total Semester Credits: 15-16

Total Program Credits: 60-61