Advertising & Graphic Design AAS Degree
Wake Tech Course ID: A30100
Completion Earns:AAS - Associate in Applied Science
Financial Aid:Yes, financial aid is available for this program
Courses Sequence:Program Planning Guide
The Advertising and Graphic Design curriculum is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the graphic design profession that emphasizes design, advertising, print production, web design, photography, social media, multimedia and video editing using industry-standard tools.
Students will be trained in the development and design of promotional materials, such as newspaper and magazine advertisements, posters, folders, letterheads, logos, brochures, booklets, preparation of art for printing, lettering and typography, photography, and electronic media. Students will also become familiar with designing and maintaining simple websites using industry best practices.
Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities with graphic design studios, advertising agencies, printing companies, department stores, and a wide variety of manufacturing industries, newspapers, and organizations with in-house graphics operations.