Degree Type: Associate of Applied Science Degree, AAS
Pathway: Technical and Professional Studies
More Options: Classroom Based, Remote Real-Time, Hyflex, Online, Hybrid
Program Length: 4 semesters
Location: Centennial, Rampart Range, Downtown Studio, Studio West
3 Credit Hour(s) • 67.5 Contact Hours (Lecture/Lab Combination) Presents a selected overview of the origins and development of narrative illustration as it relates specifically to the genre of comics. Students will explore the fundamentals of developing and illustrating comics, encompassing single panel comics, and word + image-based comics.
3 Credit Hour(s) • 67.5 Contact Hours (Lecture/Lab Combination) Introduces the history and concepts of typography as applied to graphic communications. Explores appropriate use of typography in a variety of design applications, emphasizing the basic design principles of typographic compositions and typesetting. Covers type recognition and typographic terms.view in catalog
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My experience in the PPLD MGD program not only changed my life, but changed my perspective on the unmatched value of community college. I learned every facet of the industry and made personal and professional connections that have opened up amazing opportunities and created lasting imprints on my career. I will always be grateful to PPSC for providing this program that took a life-long passion and turned it into a future.
PPSC MGD Graduate | Graphic Designer, Pikes Peak Library District
You can enroll and take only one or two classes per semester and finish your degree over time depending on your schedule. You can also enroll to take a single class without seeking a degree or certificate.