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Regular Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Tuesday, 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Thursday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Phone: 607.844.6580

607.844.6580
admissions@TC3.edu

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Graphic Design

(HEGIS: 5499)

A.S. Degree

Visual appearance can create instant perceptions about people, organizations, and products. Those perceptions, valid or not, often affect your behavior toward people, organizations, and products. Graphic designers are artists charged with creating visual images, be it a corporate logo, a company web site, a College catalog, or a candy’s colorful wrapper.

The field changes daily with the expanding use of computers in design, giving graphic artists an exciting array of challenges. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, "employment of graphic designers is expected to grow 13 percent from 2008-2018, as demand for graphic design continues to increase from advertisers and computer design firms."

Our program responds to technological demands and realities. You will be exposed to a variety of courses in design and computers.

Program Requirements

(for those matriculating in 2013-2014)

Degree(s)

A.S.

Program Information

Career Opportunities

The A.S. degree prepares you for a career in a design studio, creative agency, or an organization’s communications office. Responsibilities include creating visual materials such as brochures, magazines, advertisements, and electronic publications. Some of the firms that have hired graphic design graduates include Cornell University, Industrial Color Labs, Marietta Corporation, Metrodesign Associates, Porous Materials, Inc., Sciencenter, Ithaca, NY, The Thomas Group, and Vision Art Photo.

Transfer Options

Graduates have transferred to many four-year colleges and universities including:

For specific transfer information, contact the Counseling, Career, and Transfer Services office.

Program Chair

Dianne Hodack
Instructor (Graphic Design)
E-mail