May 19, 2024  
SFCC Catalog 2022-2023 
SFCC Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic Design, A.A.

CIP: 50.0409
School of Arts, Design, and Media Arts, 505-428-1731

This program is for students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution and obtain a bachelor’s degree in any of the broad range of media arts concentrations. It includes transferable general education requirements as well as media arts core courses. These core classes are designed to give students basic design, computer and production skills as well as transfer as introductory-level classes at a four-year institution. Students must work closely with their transfer institutions and their SFCC advisors to ensure the best transition to four-year schools.

Students can follow the Program Map(s) listed below to complete this program:

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze, synthesize, and develop probable solutions.
  • Communicate discipline-based design ideas verbally, visually and digitally.
  • Apply creative process techniques in synthesizing information, problem-solving and critical thinking.
  • Develop a portfolio of work demonstrating proficiency in a field of study.


General Education Requirements: (32 Credits Min.)

Mathematics (3-7 Credits)

Laboratory Science (8 Credits)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)

Humanities (6 Credits)

Creative and Fine Arts (3 Credits)

Health and Wellness (1 Credit)

Total 60 Credits Min.