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2015-2016 SLCC General Catalog 
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Graphic Technician: CP (Competency-Based)(CTE)

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Certificate of Proficiency l 675 Clock Hours

School of Applied Technology
Program Location: South City Campus, SCCM 2-133
General Information: 801-957-7522
Program Information: 801-957-3354

Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor: Veronica Medina, 1-061J-G, 801-957- 3199

Program Faculty:
Instructors − Kelly J. Albers

Program Description:
In the non-credit Graphic Designer program students learn to communicate with employees, customers, and other businesses through printed material, websites, electronic presentations, videos and other related media. This program is designed to provide the student with a thorough understanding of the skills and visual literacy needed for employment in the graphic design media industry. The courses will cover visual language, composition, typography, photography, color, and graphic communication. The Graphic Designer program provides comprehensive training in software applications and skills to prepare students for employment requiring design responsibilities in a variety of organizational settings.

Career Opportunities:
For state and national occupation information, visit http://online.onetcenter.org/find/ and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 27-1024.00 Graphic Designers

Program Entry Requirements:
Students must demonstrate basic education skills as assessed by the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE):

  • Reading: 10
  • Math: 8.0

Documented competency or instructor approval of the following:

  • Beginning Keyboarding (KAOS 0110) or 20 WPM

Total Program/Course Fees:
Please visit the following program website for up-to-date cost information: http://www.slcc.edu/sat/programs/mediaandwebdesign/graphicdesign.aspx

Estimated Time to Completion:
645 Clock Hours

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire Substantive Knowledge
  2 - Communicate Effectively
  3 - Develop Quantitative Literacy
  4 - Think Critically and Creatively
  5 - Civic Engagement
  6 - Work Professionally and Constructively
  7 - Develop Computer and Information Literacy
Students demonstrate mastery in industry aligned knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level employment. 1,4,5,6,7
Students demonstrate mastery of job seeking skills 1,4
Students will demonstrate mastery in communications of their skills and knowledge to employers. 1,2,4
Students will demonstrate mastery of visual literacy necessary to communicate, develop, and design needed for employment in the
graphic design field.

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