Graphic Communications Department

Welcome to the Graphic communication Department at Palomar College!

Fall 2017 Classes begin on August 21!

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Distance Learning Courses

Distance learning course are designed for you. You decide the time and days you take the class. Distance learning offers flexibility for your active lifestyle

  • GC100 Graphic Communications
  • GC101 History of GC
  • GC102 History of The Book
  • GC115 Graphics & Media
  • GCIP122 Painter
  • GCIP140 Digital Imaging / Photoshop I
  • GCIP141 Digital Imaging / Photoshop II
  • GCMW102 Web Page Layout I
  • GCMW112 Mobile Devices / Web Page Layout
  • GCMW115 Web Page Layout / WordPress
  • GCMW154 Preparing Web Graphics
  • GCMW164 Interactive Web Graphics
  • GCMW202 Web Page Layout II

Transferable Courses to University of California and California State Universities.

Palomar has many courses which fulfill general education and lower division course requirements which are transferable to colleges and universities across the United States.

All Graphics courses are USC and/or CSU transferable. Please check Palomar College Catalog for course listing.

Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) – UC/CSU

  • GC102 History of The Book – AREA 3B Humanities Requirement
  • GC115 Graphics & Media – AREA 3A Arts Requirement

Face 2 Face

Face 2 Face courses are designed for the student who wants extra support. You are in a hands-on lab atmosphere to receive that extra help when needed.

  • GCIP140 Digital Imaging / Photoshop I
  • GCIP141 Digital Imaging / Photoshop II
  • GCIP170 Screen Printing
  • GCIP172 Textile Screen Printing
  • GCIP270 Commercial Screen Printing
  • GCMW101 Multimedia I
  • GCMW165 Digital Video Design
  • GCMW201 Multimedia II
  • GCMW204 Motion Graphics for Multimedia

Hybrid Classes

Need extra help but flexibility as well.  Hybrid course have one class a week face 2 face then the other class time is designed by you. You select when you can spend the extra time working on your course work each week.

  • GCMW204 Motion Graphics for Multimedia

To enroll in classes, please go to Palomar College web site at

Palomar College – Graphic Communications
1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069
760-744-1150 ext.2452