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Advertising and Graphic Design Degree (A30100)

Fall Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills OR ACA 122 College Transfer Success None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
DES 135 Principles & Elements of Design None 4 6 Fall
GRD 141 Graphic Design I None 4 6 Fall
GRD Computer Design Basics None 3 5 Fall
GRD Photography Fundamentals I None 3 5 Fall, Spring
GRD 110 Tyography I None 3 4 Fall


Spring Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
GRD 121 Drawing Fund. I None 2 4 Spring
GRD 142 Graphic Design II GRD 141 4 6 Spring
GRD 152 Computer Design Tech I GRD 151 3 5 Spring
GRD 161 Photography Fund. II GRD 160 3 5 Fall, Spring
GRD 281 Design of Advertising None 2 4 Spring


Summer Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
Humanities Elective (see page 17 in Handbook) Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry Satisfactory placement Scores or ENG 002 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
GRD 131 Illustration I GRD 121 2 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 110 Math Measurement & Literacy OR MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy Satisfactory placement scores or MAT 003 or MAT 003 and ENG 002 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer


Fall Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
GRD 132 Illustration II GRD 131 2 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
GRD 153 Computer Design Tech II GRD 152 3 5 Fall
GRD 162 Photography Portfolio GRD 161 3 3 Fall, Spring
GRD 241 Graphic Design II GRD 142 4 6 Fall
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines OR COM 231 Public Speaking ENG 111 3 3 or 4 Fall, Spring, Summer


Spring Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
GRD 263 Illustrative Imaging GRD 151 3 5 Spring
GRD 242 Graphic Design IV GRD 241 4 6 Spring
GRD 280 Portfolio Design GRD 142 4 6 Spring
Social Science Elective (see page 18 in Handbook) Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Other Required Elective (see list below) Varies 4 Varies Varies


Other Required Electives - Choose 4 credit hours from the following courses

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ART 131 Drawing I GRD 151 3 6 Varies
ART 132 Drawing II ART 131 3 6 Varies
ART 140 Basic Painting None 2 4 Fall, Spring
BUS 110 Introduction to Business None 3 3 Fall, Spring
BUS 139 Entrepreneurship I None 3 3 Fall
BUS 230 Small Business Mgmt None 3 3 Fall, Spring
CIS 110 Intro to Computers 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
DME 110 Introduction to Digital Media None 3 4 Spring
DME 140 Intro to Audio/Video Media DME 110 3 4 Summer
GRD 133 Illustration lll GRD 132 2 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
GRD 167 Photographic Imaging l None 3 5 Fall, Spring
GRD 168 Photographic Imaging ll GRD 167 3 5 Fall, Spring
GRD 210 Airbrush l None 2 3 Varies
GRD 233 Product Illustration GRD 133 & GRD 152 2 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing None 3 3 Fall
MKT 220 Advertising and Sales Promotion None 3 3 Spring
MKT 223 Customer Service None 3 3 Spring
SPA 111 Elementary Spanish l None 3 3 Fall, Spring
WBL 111 Work-Based Learning l None 1 10 Fall, Spring, Summer
WBL 121 Work-Based Learning ll None 1 10 Varies
WEB 115 Web Markup and Scripting None 3 4 Spring
WEB 120 Intro to Internet Multimedia None 3 4 Varies
WEB 140 Web Development Tools None 3 4 Spring
WEB 285 Emerging Web Tech None 3 4 Fall, Spring

76 Total Semester Credit Hours For Degree


Program contact

Zachary Freeman

Advertising and Graphic Design Instructor
Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology
zfreeman@isothermal.edu
828-395-1534
Communication Building



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