Digital Imaging Design - Associate in Applied Science


Kansas City Kansas Community College’s Digital Imaging Design program is a vocational program, which culminates with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Digital Imaging.  This degree program prepares students for a career in the field of computer based graphic design or for the advanced study of graphic design in a four-year institution.

The Digital Imaging Design program is a comprehensive course of study which provides up-to-date, industry-standard training in the field of graphic design.  The program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to page layout, digital imaging, and typographic arrangement in printed and electronic formats.  Students will utilize the latest software and technology to gain practical design experience with the most current methods and practices in print design, multimedia and web design.   Graduates of the program will have the necessary training and portfolio for entry-level design positions in a variety of areas in the graphic design industry.

 

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:
ARTS0101 Art Appreciation
3
Total
3
Social and Behavioral Science Requirement:
PSYC0101 Psychology
3
Total
3
Natural and Physical Science Requirement:

Natural and Physical Science Core
3-5
Total
3-5
Total General Education Requirements:
22-25
Technical Requirements:
ARTS0111 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:
64-67

 

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