Design Media C.S.

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Design Media C.S.

Department: Graphic Design

Total Credit Hours: 27 credits

What Is Design Media C.S.?

This certification program provides a way to upgrade existing or to learn new skills in the area of design media.

Occupational Outlook

Employment of graphic designers is projected to show little or no change from 2014 to 2024. Graphic designers are expected to face strong competition for available positions.

Salary Outlook

In the state of Missouri, employees working in the design field earn between $47,640 and $82,020 per year, depending on education, experience and employer.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, earnings increase significantly as a worker’s degree of education rises.

Graphic Design Careers

Depending on job experience and additional education, graduates with a Design Media Certificate of Specialization are employed in a broad range of careers including, but not limited to: graphic designer, furniture designer, set designer, package designer and multimedia designer.

Required Courses

SCC Institutional Requirements

  • Complete specific program requirements as listed below.
  • Complete a minimum of 15 credit hours or the certificate requirements whichever is less at SCC.
  • Earn a 2.00 cumulative grade point average.
SubjectCourseTitleCredits
General Education Requirements (0 credits)
Core Course Requirements (27 credits)
ART 1200 2-D Design 3
ART 1105 Digital Art Studio 3
ART 2810 Digital Photo I 3
ART 2110 Page Layout 3
ART 2120 Typography 3
ART 2130 Digital Imaging 3
ART 2140 Web Design 3
ART 2160 Motion Graphics 3
ART 2170 Video Production 3
Total Required Hours: 27 credits

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