Put Your Creativity to Work

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In today’s fast-paced media-driven culture, graphic communications is becoming our go-to medium when it comes to communicating with each other. Whether in business, education, entertainment, government, or the nonprofit world, graphic communications is utilized in important impactful ways. As a Graphic Communications student, you will develop your skills to express and print your passion, your perspective, and your potential.

Areas of employment:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Prepress Technician
  • Printing Press Operator

Campus: North Mankato
Program Start Date: Fall Semester

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What Graphic Communications Students Say

  • "As a retired Navy veteran, South Central College has allowed me learn new things plus I use industry standard production equipment with the design and software skills that I’ve learned."
    Shannon Frost Graphic Communications Student
  • "Even if you’re new to the basics, knowledgeable teachers take you through every step and you’ll have fun.”
    Miranda Flores Graphic Communications Student
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SCC Graphic Communication StudentsSCC Graphic Communication students frequently take top awards at SkillsUSA State Competition.

More than $500,000 in scholarships awarded annually by our foundations
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Faculty Spotlight - Graphic Communications

Gale Bigbee
Gale Bigbee
Gale has been a Graphic Communications faculty member at South Central College since 1992. She collaborates continually with industry on digital workflows, color management and various printing processes to incorporate emerging technology in the classroom.
Education:B.S., M.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato
Helen Bednar
Helen Bednar
Helen's insatiable love of art began at a young age, and she pursued her passion at Perpich Center for Arts Education in Golden Valley, Minnesota. She has a wealth of knowledge working within the industry for over fifteen years on digital content creation, packaging design, art directing, social media, consulting, and branding.
Education:Perpich Center for the Arts - Golden Valley, MN / A.A.S. South Central College- Mankato, MN / B.F.A. Minnesota State University- Mankato, MN

Arts & Communication Majors

Graphic design, print production, photograph, and videography are career paths that merge creativity with technology. Industry demand for skilled-workers continues to grow as print technology evolves and our world spends more time online.