Digital Imaging Design - Associate in Applied Science

Program Code - CIP Code: DIGI.AAS/10.0303
Credits Required: 61
Academic Division: Arts, Communications and Humanities
Contact: digitalimaging@kckcc.edu
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Kansas City Kansas Community College's Digital Imaging Design vocational program leads to an Associate in 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.

Requirements for admission to the program:

  • No requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising

College Requirement

Course

Credit Hours

BLUE 0101

Freshman Seminar

1

General Education Requirements

Course

Credit Hours

ENGL 0101

Composition I*

3

ENGL 0102

Composition II*

3

SPCH 0151 OR
SPCH 0201

Public Speaking OR
Interpersonal Communication

3

MATH 0104

Intermediate Algebra** or higher

3

ARTS 0101

Art Appreciation

3

PSYC 0101

Psychology *

3

 

Total Hours for General Education Requirements

18

*See course syllabus for prerequisite.
**Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer institution.Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Digital Imaging Requirements

Course

Credit Hours

ARTS 0111

Drawing

3

DIGI 0115

Beginning Photoshop

3

DIGI 0116

Intermediate Photoshop *

3

DIGI 0117

Advanced Photoshop *

3

DIGI 0131

Two Dimensional Design 1

3

DIGI 0174

Beginning Illustrator

3

DIGI 0175

Advanced Illustrator *

3

DIGI 0176

Graphic Design: Multimedia and Web I *

3

DIGI 0177

Graphic Design: Multimedia and Web II *

3

DIGI 0178

Graphic Design: Print Media I *

3

DIGI 0179

Graphic Design: Print Media II *

3

DIGI 0180

Publication Design

3

DIGI 0191

Internship: Digital Graphics*

3

DIGI 0193

Portfolio Production*

3

 

Total Hours for Digital Imaging Requirements

42

*See course syllabi for Digital Imaging course prerequisites.

 

Total Hours for an Associate in Applied Science in Digital Imaging Design Degree

61

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