Meet with a CSM counselor to discuss how to achieve academic goals and to develop a comprehensive student educational plan (SEP).
University Transfer Program
60-70 transferable units
California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities
The Graphic Design associate's degree prepares students for entry-level work in the visual media industry; the degree also serves the needs of students planning to transfer to study Graphic Design at a four-year school. The curriculum includes basic visual literacy and visual communication skills, the complete software package necessary for employment or transfer, typography, graphic design theory and application, and several production classes that offer real-world hands-on learning experiences.
|Required Core Courses: 27 units||Units|
|ART 200||Portfolio Preparation||3 units|
|ART 301||Two-Dimensional Design||3 units|
|DGME 103||Fundamentals of Two-Dimensional Design||3 units|
|DGME 164||User Interface/User Experience Design||3 units|
|DGME 211||Introduction to Graphic Design||3 units|
|DGME 215||History of Graphic Design||3 units|
|DGME 216||Intermediate Graphic Design||3 units|
|DGME 220||Typography||3 units|
|DGME 230||Production Design for Print and Screen||3 units|
|DGME 250||Internship||3 units|
And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum
60 units required for the Associate degree.
Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.