Mar 03, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Visual Art: Design, AA (VART-AA-DSN)

Location(s): Gateway, Housatonic, Manchester, Northwestern Connecticut, Tunxis

CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

This program prepares students with a foundation of courses in art, graphic design, and digital media. This provides our students with a broad range of skills and the opportunity to explore a variety of career options.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to: 

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the skills that are required in today’s graphic design industry.
  • Attain an expanded awareness and a critical understanding of graphic design products.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with graphic design and digital media software that are industry standards.

Visual Art General Education Core (21-23 credits)

Design Option Courses (15 credits)

Directed Electives: Choose one elective from the following (3 credits)

Total Credits: 60-62