Advertising and Graphic Design Technology
The Advertising and Graphic Design curriculum is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the graphic design profession, which emphasizes design, advertising, illustration, and digital and multimedia preparation of printed and electronic promotional materials. Students will be trained in the development of concept and design for promotional materials such as newspaper and magazine advertisements, posters, folders, letterheads, corporate symbols, brochures, booklets, preparation of art for printing, lettering and typography, photography, and electronic media.
Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities with graphic design studios, advertising agencies, printing companies, department stores, a wide variety of manufacturing industries, newspapers, and businesses with in-house graphics operations.
ONLINE PROGRAM INFORMATION: Surry offers this program online. Go to Online Learning for more information.
Social/Behavioral Sciences: ANT 210, ANT 220, ANT 240, ECO 151, ECO 251, ECO 252, GEO 111, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132, POL 110, POL 120, PSY 118, PSY 150, PSY 239, PSY 241, PSY 281, SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 220, SOC 225 or SOC 230.
Program Elective list: ART 114, ART 115, ART 122, ART 244, BUS 110, or WEB 140.
**Work-Based Learning is not required for degree - elective opportunity only.
|ART 121||Two-Dimensional Design||0||6||0||3|
|GRA 151||Computer Graphics I||1||3||0||2|
|GRD 110||Typography I||2||2||0||3|
|GRD 121||Drawing Fund I||1||3||0||2|
|GRA 152||Computer Graphics II||1||3||0||2|
|GRD 230||Technical Illustration||1||3||0||2|
|GRD 142||Graphic Design II||2||4||0||4|
- Think practically and creatively to analyze, synthesize, and develop design solutions that meet client needs.
- Demonstrate an ability to effectively troubleshoot when projects do not go as planned.
- Effectively use relevant software and hardware to research and prepare design solutions and related Advertising and Graphics publications.
- Demonstrate professional behavior and conduct commensurate with industry expectations.
|Tuition and Fees||$4,800.00||$17,400.00|
|Books and Supplies||$2,000.00||$2,000.00|
|Adobe Creative Cloud Subscription||$720.00||$720.00|
|Tuition and Fees||$1,465.50||$4,921.50|
|Books and Supplies||$452.25||$452.25|
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Lead Instructor ‐ Advertising and Graphic Design
$21.55 average salary per hour.
$44,830 average salary per year.
Sources for salary information obtained from O*NET. Salaries may vary for reasons including but not limited to years of experience, place of employment, and specific occupations within each industry.