Studio Art: Graphic Design Option

Associate in Science 

The Studio Art: Graphic Design Option program provides a strong basic foundation in the visual arts along with a background in general education. Furthermore, it prepares students for continued studies or employment by enabling them to build a portfolio of artwork that exhibits a degree of proficiency in graphic design. For students seeking greater personal and creative fulfillment, this program also promotes art as an avocation. 


Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to: 

  • Demonstrate skills, techniques, and manipulation of tools and equipment necessary for studio or graphic arts as described in the course syllabi 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of art and design concepts and problem solving as stated in the course syllabi 
  • Compile a portfolio of work reflecting knowledge, techniques, and creativity gained during a student’s course of study 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the process of creating a finished work and preparing an exhibition 
  • Communicate and critique using specific art vocabulary. 


For more information contact:

Nicholas Halko
(203) 285-2241


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