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Overview

No prior formal graphic design training is necessary to enter Remington College’s Digital Graphic Art Associate of Applied Art Program.

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Throughout our graphic arts college program offered at our Fort Worth, Texas Campus, we cover the basic principles and theories of graphic design and how to implement them through your work. If you’re interested in making a career of your creativity, this may be the graphic arts program for you.

No Graphic Design Experience? No Problem. We’ll Help You Get Started at our Graphic Design School.
During our graphic arts program, your courses cover the fundamentals of graphic design theory and application as well as the graphic arts software programs related to the field. Course topics include:

  • Typography
  • Digital Image editing and illustration
  • Advertising and marketing principles
  • Page-layout software
  • Web design classes
  • Portfolio construction

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Creative

Graphic designers are essential members of a creative team. Designers implement an artistic strategy to create a tangible end-product for clients.

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Many times, this will begin with an idea that the designer sketches out. From there, the designer will use specialized computer programs to execute his or her idea in a more comprehensive digital format. These concepts can range from product design and ad layouts to company newsletters, websites and web design.

  • Focus your sights on a career in the fast-paced, expanding world of digital graphic art.
  • Develop your artistry in graphic/typographic design, pre-press operations, website design – and more.
  • Fine-tune your graphic design skills using the latest industry-recognized software.
  • Train for positions in desktop publishing, digital imaging, web design – OR be your own boss!

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Job Outlook

Digital graphic artists and designers bring visual solutions to communications. Media communications, movies, video games, and advertising are some of the major business sectors that rely on digital graphic art.

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An increasing number of graphic designers also develop material for web pages, interactive media, and multimedia projects. Graphic Designers, or Digital Graphic Artists, may be able to find professional applications for their skills in a range of careers and industries.

What tasks are typically performed in Graphic Designer jobs?

  • Develop layout and production designs for print and electronic media
  • Design logos for products and business
  • Select and edit photographs to accompany text
  • Create special effects or other visual images with the use of film, computers, video, or other electronic media

Who should pursue a Digital Graphic Arts degree?

An associate degree in Digital Graphic Art could help you develop your visual talent and creativity for a career in digital design. In addition to learning the fundamentals of visual communications and design, an associate degree program should expose you to current digital graphic art software applications.(1)

(1)Employment is not guaranteed for students or graduates.
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Arts-and-Design/Graphic-designers.htm. BLS statistics represent national job growth expectations and are not necessarily reflective of local market conditions.

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PROGRAM DETAILS

Course List
Course # Course Name Qtr Credit Hrs
Associate or Lower - Level Core Curriculum
BN1108
Packaged Applications
6.00
DG1108
Visual Design Concepts
6.00
DG1206
Digital Photography/Composition
5.00
DG1208
Communications Design
6.00
DG1306
Production Techniques I
5.00
DG2106
Document Design
5.00
DG2108
Production Techniques II 6.00
DG2406
Document Design II 5.00
DG2508
Digital Pre-Press 6.00
DG2558
Web Design 6.00
DG2606
Portfolio 6.00
DG2666
Advanced Web Design 6.00
Associate or Lower-Level General Education
GE1118
Introduction to Psychology
6.00
GE1218 Oral Communication 6.00
GE1318
College Algebra
6.00
GE1418
English Composition
6.00
Total 92
Program Summary

The Digital Graphic Art Degree Program provides training in graphic/typographic design, digital design and imaging, digital pre-press operations, website design production, and the business aspects of advertising and marketing. Practical laboratory experience is an integral part of the Program. The objective of this Program is to prepare graduates for entry-level positions, such as desktop publisher, computer graphic artist, digital imager, production artist, and website designer. This Program requires completion of a minimum of 92credit hours, including any transfer credits that have been accepted. Program completion normally requires 18months for full-time students. The Digital Graphic Art Degree Program is delivered in a system of six three-month quarters, which are delivered in a hybrid format. Some courses are delivered residentially and some courses are delivered via distance education (i.e., on-line). Upon successful completion of all areas of this Program, graduates will be awarded an Associate of Applied Art Degree in Digital Graphic Art

Career Possibilities(1)

Digital Graphic Arts Degree - Associate

DESKTOP PUBLISHER

Digital Graphic Arts Program at Remington College

COMPUTER GRAPHIC ARTIST

Associate Degree in Digital Graphic Arts

WEBSITE DESIGNER

Digital Graphic Arts Associate Degree

PRODUCTION ARTIST

(1) Employment not guaranteed for students or graduates.

ACCREDITED LEARNING INSTITUTION

Remington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

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