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Graphic Design Associate of Arts

The Art Institute of Jacksonville, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design can help you prepare for it.

Program Overview

In the Graphic Design program, you'll study design, typography, and color theory. You’ll use industry-specific software to help you learn and create everything from logos and posters to packaging, Web sites, and corporate identity packages. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as advertising designer, computer artist, freelance artist, graphic designer, or layout artist.
Graphic Design

Program Description

Virtually anywhere you go, you will find images, layouts, typographical treatments, and fine art that have a basis in graphic design. Every field of endeavor requires design. From visual communications such as corporate identity and logos, to consumer packaging, collateral materials, and web and interactive solutions, graphic design is employed almost anywhere a message or product has to be seen. It is a form of communication that uses images and words to convey meaning, evoke emotion, add value and ultimately solve a problem.

Students in the associate’s degree program have the opportunity to gain an introductory experience in the workings and functions of the graphic design Industry. They will be introduced to many aspects of graphic design as practiced in the 21st century, including design principles, the creation of logos, packaging, image manipulation and correction, illustration, and page layout. Emphasis will be placed on the digital and traditional tools of the industry. Creative problem solving and decision making are practiced at every level as students are given design problems to solve. Our experienced faculty guides students through the principles and concepts that will serve as a basis for their careers.

Entry-Level Career Opportunities: Production Artist, Computer Artist, Digital Imaging Artist, Junior Designer, Broadcast Graphic Artist, or Layout Artist.
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