Digital Graphic Design Technology

About

The mission of the Digital Graphic Design program is to provide training for individuals who wish to acquire the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to become successfully employed in the field of Graphic Design.

The Digital Graphic Design program combines art with technology to communicate ideas in print and digital media. Students will be introduced to basic drawing techniques, color, print, typography, image editing, and page layout.

The program consists of a combination of theory and job simulated projects which provide individuals with realistic “hands-on” learning experiences. Students will use specialized software to create page layouts, digital illustrations, package designs, animated graphics, photo-realistic images, and CAD drawings.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,984.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $593.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Graphic Arts Technician432Certificate
Graphics Layout Technician864Certificate
Digital Illustrator1296Diploma
Digital Graphics Designer1728Diploma
Digital Technicial Illustrator1728Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
3070 Hwy 64
PO Box 89
Crump, TN 38327

Job Duties

Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 3,880

Current job openings per year: 120

Salary Range

$22,000
to
$37,400

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
DGT0001 Worker Characteristic
DGT1010 Orientation
DGT1020 Drawing I
DGT1030 Foundations of Graphic Design
Second Trimester: 
DGT0002 Worker Characteristic
DGT2010 Photo Editing
DGT2020 Typography and Layout
DGT2030 Web Page Design
Third Trimester: 
DGT0003 Worker Characteristic
DGT3010 Drawing II
DGT3020 Media Illustration
DGT3030 Animation
Fourth Trimester: 
Students select Diploma Option
----------Option - Digital Graphics Designer Diploma----------
DGT0004 Worker Characteristic
DGT4010 Advertising Design
DGT4020 Digital Publishing
DGT4030 Final Project Digital Graphics Design
DGT4040 Employability Skills
----------Option- Digital Technical Illustrator Diploma----------
DGT0004 Worker Characteristic
DGT4050 Modeling and Animation
DGT4060 Digital Illustration
DGT4070 Final Project Technical Illustrator
DGT4080 Employability Skills

Instructors

Regina  Wyatt
Regina Wyatt
731-632-3393

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