With the explosive growth of the web and strong demand in traditional publishing, the ability to design and produce attractive and effective digital and print graphic materials provides an exciting and rewarding career. Designers able to work with the new media will find a wealth of opportunity. SUNY Sullivan has a tradition of graduating professionals who understand that good design and technical expertise combine to produce powerful results.
Facilities include Apple Macintosh labs with software including PhotoShop, Illustrator, Quark, Dreamweaver, Flash and Cinema 4 D. SUNY Sullivan students’ assignments are designed to create a portfolio of sample work that can be presented for job hunting or transfer to four-year institutions.
Graduation Requirements (62-64 credits)
Graduates of the Computer Graphics/Graphic Design – AAS will have:
- demonstrated knowledge of the principles of design, typography, and computer graphics as used in a professional design environment, anddemonstrated professionalism in themselves and their work, and effectively generated multiples and creative solutions to design and photography problems and developed skills to evaluate their own and others’ work, and
- integrated cognitive and creative thinking skills with professional and tangible results.