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FINE  And Applied ARTS

Advertising & Graphic Design

Create. Make. Do.

Welcome to CVCC's outstanding Advertising and Graphic Design Program. Our program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the graphic design profession, which emphasizes design, advertising, illustration and digital and multimedia preparation of printed and electronic promotional materials. Our creative learning environment features over 60 Mac computers located in three student labs. Our open concept floor plan includes collaborative workspace and a student lounge to facilitate a creative environment.

Students will be trained in the development of concept and design for promotional materials such as newspaper and magazine advertisements, posters, folders, letterheads, corporate symbols, brochures, booklets, preparation of art for printing, lettering and typography, photography and electronic media.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities with graphic design studios, advertising agencies, printing companies, department stores, a wide variety of manufacturing industries, newspapers, and businesses with in-house graphics operations.

For more information about the CVCC Advertising and Graphic Design Program, please contact one of our faculty members.

» Suggested Program Sequence (PDF)

For more information, contact:
Rashelle Jones, Instructor
828-327-7000, ext. 4019

Jennifer Cobb, Instructor
828-327-7000, ext. 4020



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