Part Time and Spring Enrollment

Part-time Enrollment

Students organizing projectPart-time students may be allowed to enroll if space is available. Some courses may be offered in the evenings and many of the courses will have space available. Please see a Graphic Arts Advisor for more information.

Spring Start

The Graphic Arts Technology Program recommends starting in the Fall.  Students should understand that starting in January may lighten their course load for the remainder of the program, but it may also take 5 semesters instead of 4 for completion of the degree program. Any combination of the following courses is suggested.

  • ART 120 2D Design (3 credits)
  • ENG 103 Technical Communications OR ENG 105 English Composition I (3 credits)
  • PSY 111 General Psychology OR SOC 110 Principles of Sociology (3 credits)
  • ART 101 Art Appreciation OR MUS 100 Music Appreciation OR PHI 105 Introduction to Ethics (3 credits)
  • BUS 250 Principles of Marketing (Preferred) OR BUS 102 Introduction to Business (3 credits)
  • JOU 171 Introduction to Photography (3 credits)
  • CSC 110 Introduction to Computers (3 credits)

Some of the Graphic Arts courses may also be available for January start. These would include:

  • GRT 220 Electronic Color Control (Photoshop) (3 credits)
  • GRT 121 Electronic Publishing (InDesign) (3credits)
  • GRT 164 Authoring & Web Development I (XHTML & CSS) (3credits)
  • GRT 250 Electronic Imaging (Illustrator) (3 credits)
  • GRT 260 Multimedia and the Internet (Flash) (3credits)

In addition we would strongly recommend that students starting in January consider taking:

  • HD 111 College Success (1 credits)
  • HD 141 Career Decision Making (1 credits)