Fine Arts and Graphic Design Associate Program

Mount Saint Mary’s University Associate in Arts program in Graphic Design will prepare the diligent student to start a career in a varied world of visual media. These include graphic design, publishing, film and television, and related careers from corporate to freelance. At the end of the two-year program, students will be prepared to present a portfolio that will show competence in publishing, graphic production, visual communication including film, all with an emphasis in visual literacy. A strong foundation in design, competence with computer literacy, a continuous development of drawing skills and the understanding of mass media are central to the program.

Graphic Design A.A. Degree Program

Students entering this program are urged to work with an advisor to plan a two-year schedule to clearly understand the best sequencing of courses. Depending on date of entry to the program and students’ interests and goals, students entering the program in the second semester may need to attend summer school to complete the program.