Digital Imaging Design - Associate in Applied Science


Kansas City Kansas Community College's Digital Imaging Design vocational program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Digital Imaging.  This degree is designed to prepare students for a career in the field of computer based graphic design.  The Digital Imaging Design program is a comprehensive practical course of study which provides the up-to-date and latest technology training in the field of digital graphics.

The Digital Imaging Design program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the layout, design, and typographic arrangement of printed and/or electronic software; digital imaging; print preparation; page layout and design; desktop publishing; and applicable principles of graphic design for print as well as interactive media and web page design.

The Digital Imaging Design program is a vocational program using the latest technology and facilities to instruct learners in the most current methods, technology, and practices in graphic image design for print, multimedia, and the web.  The graduates of this program will have an Associate in Applied Science degree which will enable them to obtain Graphic Design positions in the advertising, marketing, web, publishing, printing, and sign making industries.

Since the transferability of courses will vary depending on the specific four-year institution, it is strongly recommended that if students are intending to transfer to a four-year institution, they must consult with the transfer institution and with their respective KCKCC advisor before enrolling in order to determine the transferability of their courses. It is the student's responsibility to follow the transfer requirements established by his/her transfer institution.

Contacts


Dr. Cherilee Walker - Dean of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Thomas Besgrove - Coordinator

General Education Requirements

College Requirement - All first time degree-seeking students who score 73 or above on the COMPASS reading exam are required to take HUDV0100, First Year Experience. All degree-seeking students who score below 73 on the COMPASS reading exam will take HUDV0101, Strategies for Academic Excellence/Lifelong Learning. See exemptions

Course Number
Course Title
Hours
HUDV Requirement:
HUDV0100 First Year Experience or
1
HUDV0101 Strategies for Academic Excellence/Lifelong Learning
2
Total
1-2
Basic Skill Requirements:
ENGL0101 Composition I
3
ENGL0102 Composition II* or
ENGL0206 Technical Writing
3
SPCH0151 Public Speaking or
SPCH0201 Interpersonal Communication
3
Total
9
Mathematics Requirement:
MATH0104 Intermediate College Algebra or higher
3
Total
3
Humanities Requirements:
FNAR0101 Art Appreciation
3
Total
3
Social and Behavioral Science Requirement:
PSYC0101 Psychology
3
Total
3
Natural and Physical Science Requirement:
NASC0101 Introduction to Physical Science
3
Total
3
Total General Education Requirements:
21
Technical Requirements:
FNAR0111 Drawing I
3
DIGI0115 Beginning Photoshop
3
DIGI0116 Intermediate Photoshop*
3
DIGI0117 Advanced Photoshop*
3
DIGI0131 Two Dimensional Design I
3
DIGI0174 Beginning Illustrator
3
DIGI0175 Advanced Illustrator*
3
DIGI0176 Graphic Design: Multimedia and Web I
3
DIGI0177 Graphic Design: Multimedia and Web II*
3
DIGI0178 Graphic Design: Print Media I
3
DIGI0179 Graphic Design: Print Media II*
3
DIGI0180 Publication Design
3
DIGI0191 Internship: Digital Graphics*
3
DIGI0193 Digital Imaging Portfolio Production*
3
Total
42
Total credit hours required for an Associate in Applied Science in Digital Imaging Design Degree:
64-65

 

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