Print Media C.S.

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Print Media C.S.

Department: Graphic Design

Total Credit Hours: 18 credits

Print Media C.S. recipients may enter both the print and graphic design fields.

What Is Print Media C.S.?

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

Occupational Outlook

Employment of graphic designers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2012 to 2022. Graphic designers are expected to face strong competition for available positions.

Salary Outlook

Employees working in the media field earn a mean average of $45,530 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 Print Media Certificate of Specialization are employed in a broad range of careers including, but not limited to: graphic designer, media buyer, advertising specialist and media planner.

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.
General Education Requirements (0 credits)
Core Course Requirements (18 credits)
ART 1105 Digital Art Studio 3
ART 1200 2-D Design 3
ART 2810 Digital Photo I 3
ART 2120 Typography 3
ART 2110 Page Layout 3
ART 2130 Digital Imaging 3
Total Required Hours: 18 credits

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