Associate of Applied Science | 68 credits minimum
Visual Art & Design Department
South City Campus
General Information: (801) 957-4073
Program Information: (801) 957-3361
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor SCC, 1.061ME (801) 957-3114
Academic Advisor SCC, 1.061MD (801) 957-3125
ADAMSON, Rob - Professor, BFA Drawing & Painting, MFA Drawing & Painting
CHAMBERS, Sheila - Professor, BA Communications, MFA Illustration
CURRAN, Jessica -Assistant Professor, BFA Graphic Design, MFA Graphic Communications Management, MFA Media Design
EREKSON, J. Chad - Assistant Professor, BFA Animation
GONZALES, Kerry - Associate Professor, BFA Graphic Design
GRAHAM, Rick - Professor, BFA Drawing & Painting, MFA Drawing & Painting
GRUENDELL, Lana - Professor, AAS Graphic Design, BFA Drawing & Painting, MEd Educational Technology
HYANS, Whitney King - Associate Professor, BS Photography, BFA Photography, MFA Photography
MARTIN, Terry - Assistant Professor, CERT Photography, AAS / AA General & Photography, BFA Equivalent Photography
REILAND, Neal - Associate Professor, BA Business Administration Marketing / Advertising
ROSENBERGER, Ed - Assistant Professor, AS General, BFA Photography
WILSON, Andrew - Assistant Professor, BA Business Administration Visual Technology / Internet Emphasis, MBA Business Administration
Visual Art & Design Department Concurrent Enrollment Liaison(s)
RICHARDSON, Trudy - Concurrent Enrollment Liaison, Instructor, BFA Drawing & Painting
Students with an aptitude in creative problem solving, drawing, design, photography and/or computer related visual communication should consider this rapidly expanding and competitive field. The Visual Art & Design Department allows students to specialize in the following areas: Animation, Graphic Design, Illustration, Multimedia, Photography, Web Design, and Graphic Communications Technologies.
Web Design artists find varied careers in the design, creation, and maintenance of websites in the promotion, film, broadcast, visual effects, mobile, and Internet industries. Job titles may include: Web Designer, Web Project Manager, Media Designer, Web Developer, Content Developer, Front-End Developer, Social Media Strategist, UI Designer, Interaction Designer, Art Director, UX Designer, Web Master, SEO Specialist, Digital Marketing Manager, Content Manager, Web Manager, Web Strategist, Web Marketing Director, Web Animator.
This AAS Degree is currently not transferable to four year institutions; however, some of the General Education components are transferable. The Visual Art & Design Department is committed to general and pre-professional programs and some credit may be granted by receiving institutions on a per case basis.
Program Entry Requirements
Required: High School Diploma or equivalent.
Recommended: Artistic and technical aptitude, familiarity with traditional drawing, computers, and graphic software.
Estimated Cost for Students
In addition to tuition and fees, and depending on chosen electives, web design students may expect to pay an estimated $300 for books, hosting and supplies needed for class projects and portfolio development in this two-year program.
Estimated Time to Completion
If students follow the suggested semester schedule, time to completion is four semesters.
|Program Student Learning Outcomes
||Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
||1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically and creatively
5 - Develop knowledge and skills to be civically engaged
6 - Develop the knowledge and skills to work with others in a professional and constructive manner
7 - Develop computer and information literacy
|Demonstrate substantive knowledge of the principles and elements of design.
||1, 4, 7
|Demonstrate competent application and execution to industry standards of current web page front-end programming technologies.
||1, 3, 4, 7
|Illustrate competent mastery of current web design and development software.
||1, 4, 7
|Prove proficiency in social, promotional, and mobile web marketplaces utilizing ethical practices.
||1, 2, 6, 7