Palomar College Learning For Success

Graphic Communications

A.S. Degree Major or Certificate of Achievement

This certificate allows students to explore print, video and web with the opportunity to create their own branding and promotion. This also gives a strong graphic arts foundation for four year transfer.

Today’s entrepreneurs must have an understanding of current trends in social media promoting through online video for hand held devices and streaming broadcast. Web functions allow the student to create an online presence. Print allows the student to create the product and/or service.

Program Requirements

GC 100 Graphic Communications 3
GCIP 105 Design for Print Production 3
GCIP 140 Digital Imaging/Photoshop I 3
GCIP 149 Page Layout and Design I 3
GCIP 152 Digital Publishing/Illustrator I 3
GCIP 170 Screen Printing 3
Electives (select three courses)
GCIP 141 Digital Imaging/Photoshop II 3
GCIP 172 Textile Screen Printing 3
GCIP 252 Digital Publishing/Illustrator I 3
GCMW 101 Multimedia I 3
GCMW 102 Web Page Layout I 3
GCMW 106 Multimedia for Social Networking
GCMW 115 Web Page Layout/WordPress 3
GCMW 165 Digital Video Design 3
GCMW 204 Motion Graphics for Multimedia 3
GCMW 205 Digital Video for Multimedia 3
Total units 26-27

Palomar College 2019-2020 Catalog