72 Credits    AAS 3493,  Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Degree Description

Graphic Communications is an ever-changing industry that encompasses magazine, newspaper and book printing, digital publishing, creative design, illustration, web page design, large format and digital printing and a host of other services according to the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation.

As a student in the Graphic Communications program, you will be developing the creative side of yourself while carrying out your creativity in an actual production setting. The program offers training and instruction for students interested in graphic design, graphic production, web design and animation media.

Campus: North Mankato
Program Start Date: Fall Semester


The course requirements listed below are specific to the current school year (noted above). If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (16 Courses)

Complete the following courses:

Technical Courses (Optional)

The following courses are not required but are optional courses which may be beneficial to you in this career field. You will graduate from this program even if you do not complete these courses.

Required Arts and Sciences (3 Courses)

To complete an AAS Degree, students must complete 18 MnTC credits from 3 of the 10 MnTC goal areas. Select the following courses:





Elective Arts and Sciences

Select 8 additional MNTC credits from goals 1 - 10. The following courses are recommended: PSYC100, SOC100, ART100, ART110, ENGL130, PHIL100 and PHIL 215.

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.

SCC foundations award more than $500,000 in scholarships annually.
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