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Graphic and Web Design


Prepare yourself for a career in the business world with a competitive advantage and a degree from Garrett College. Our courses incorporate the latest technologies to prepare students for the competitive workforce.

Why choose Graphic and Web Design?

A degree in Graphic and Web Design prepares graduates to utilize visual thinking and logic to create marketing and communicationas materials, websites and other interactive media.

Degree Awarded

Graduates of the program earn an Associate in Applied Sciences (A.A.S) in Business & Information Technology with a Graphic/Web Design concentration.

Program Goals

Information Literacy Skills: To incorporate information literacy skills that will enable them to locate, evaluate, and effectively use information in the student’s program option.

Communication Skills: To communicate effectively, orally and in writing, using BIT media.

Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills: To use technology to analyze case studies; to function effectively and efficiently to run a business either as an individual or as a team member; to distinguish critical from non-critical information in various situations.

Scientific Literacy and Quantitative Reasoning Skills: To use technology and computer applications to effectively collect data, analyze and display results.

Information Management Skills: To use software tools for research, communication and practical application.

Academic and Technical Proficiency: Graduates of BAIT will be proficient in the knowledge, skills and abilities to find employment in their chosen field or to be qualified to continue their studies at another institution of higher learning.

Program Benefits

Garrett's Graphic and Web Design program creates career-ready graduates with skills and knowledge necessary for a competitive edge in a fast-paced and highly competitive field. Graduates will learn to use industry-standard software and techniques to innovate with graphics and code.

Career Goals

Garrett's Graphic and Web Design program prepares you for a career in any of the following career fields:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Web Designer
  • App Developer
  • Web programmer
  • Website Content Manager
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Layout artist
  • Website Manager/Webmaster

Graphic/Web Design Concentration
Business & Information Technology A.A.S. Degree

Total Credit Hours Required 60

Institutional Requirements (1 credit)

  • FYE101  First Year Experience  1

GER Required Credits (22 credits)

English Composition

  • ENG101  Comp I—Expos Writing  3*
    Min. C grade required

Arts and Humanities

  • SPC101  Intro to Communication  3
    Min. C grade required
  • GER  Humanities Course  3

Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • GER  Soc & Behavioral Science Course  3

Science

  • GER  Science Lab Course  4

Mathematics

  • MAT105  College Algebra
    or  MAT210  Introductory Statistics 3

Interdisciplinary/Emerging Issues

  • CSI105  Intro to Computers  3

Core Courses 9*

Min. C grade required in all Core Courses

  • ACC210  Financial Accounting  3*
  • BUS101  Intro to Business  3*
  • BUS294  Field Experience in Business  3*

Concentration Courses (24 credits)*

Min. C grade required in all Core Courses

  • ART101  Basic Design I  3
  • ART102  Basic Design II  3
  • ART108  Intro to Graphic Design  3
  • CIS123  Database Applications  3
  • CIS150  Desktop Publishing  3
  • CIS151  Image Editing  3
  • CIS200  Introduction to Animation  3
  • CIS201  Web Page Design  3

Electives 4

Choose courses after consultation with advisor.

GER Courses must be on the Approved General Education Course List

*Minimum C grade required.