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: Cindy Clark, SCC, 1.061ME (801) 957-3361
Academic Advisor: Gordon Storrs, SCC, 1.061MD (801) 957-3361
ADAMSON, Rob - Professor, BFA Drawing & Painting, MFA Drawing & Painting
BUDD, Brent - Associate Professor, BFA University of Utah
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
Program Description: 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.
Career Opportunities: 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.
Transfer/Articulation Information: 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 Photoshop.
Total Program/Course Fees: depending on chosen electives approximately $500. Fees are used for maintenance and upgrade of:
- Computers, software and supplies
- Servers, hosting, and storage space
- Projection technologies
Estimated Cost for Students: In addition to tuition and fees, and depending on chosen electives, web design students may expect to pay an estimated $500 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.
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|Demonstrate competent application and execution to industry standards of current web page front-end programming technologies.
||1, 2, 3, 4
|Illustrate competent mastery of current web design and development software.
||1, 4, 5
|Prove proficiency in social, promotional, and mobile web marketplaces utilizing ethical practices.
||1, 2, 4, 5