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Associates of Applied Science in Design Studies

Prospective students can advance their education by earning an associate’s degree. This course of study generally takes two years when students are enrolled in classes full time. What is an Associate of Applied Science in Design? This associate’s degree will cover classes in high-end software and teach students the many aspects of design, such as texture, light, and modeling. There may… Read more

Prospective students can advance their education by earning an associate’s degree. This course of study generally takes two years when students are enrolled in classes full time.

What is an Associate of Applied Science in Design? This associate’s degree will cover classes in high-end software and teach students the many aspects of design, such as texture, light, and modeling. There may also be classes on filming live action footage and character composition for animation. There may also be other types of art classes available as options. Students should expect other computer-related classes along with math and science subjects. Graduation requirements may also include general education classes and electives.

There are many benefits to earning an Associate of Applied Science in Design. A degree will help graduates find a higher paying job than those without higher education. More job opportunities are also available to those with an associate’s degree.

The cost of an Associate of Applied Science in Design will vary depending on the institution offering the course. Length of study and area of focus will also determine the cost of a student’s education. Those interested should contact their prospective schools for information on tuition and fees.

A degree in design can open up the doors for several career opportunities. There are jobs in television and film, as well as interactive media. Other positions that graduates can pursue include graphic designer, web designer, art director or layout artist. Computer artists and illustrators often have a design degree. Graduates can build a career in technical and creative fields using the skills and knowledge they obtain during their education.

After prospective students find a school and program that meets their needs, they can apply in any number of ways, including online. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Sullivan County Community College
Loch Sheldrake, USA

With the explosive growth of the web and strong demand in traditional publishing, the ability to design and produce attractive and effective digital and print graphic material ... +

With the explosive growth of the web and strong demand in traditional publishing, the ability to design and produce attractive and effective digital and print graphic materials provides an exciting and rewarding career. Designers able to work with the new media will find a wealth of opportunity. SUNY Sullivan has a tradition of graduating professionals who understand that good design and technical expertise combine to produce powerful results. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
Lorain County Community College
Elyria, USA

Digital fabrication is a process that uses rapid prototyping and CAD/CAM software equipment to create objects from CAD drawings. The digital fabrication program gives you the ... +

Digital fabrication is a process that uses rapid prototyping and CAD/CAM software equipment to create objects from CAD drawings. The digital fabrication program gives you the knowledge and skills necessary to work as an entry-level technician. You’ll get hands-on experience with both subtractive and additive digital fabrication tools for tasks such as prototyping, proof-of-concept exploration, and rapid tooling. You will also apply 2D, 3D, and electronics design to create integrated electro-mechanical systems. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
North Iowa Area Community College
Mason City, USA

The Graphic Design Degree program is devised to provide students with essential skills and knowledge to enter the exciting graphic arts field. Designers must possess a strong ... +

The Graphic Design Degree program is devised to provide students with essential skills and knowledge to enter the exciting graphic arts field. Designers must possess a strong sense of creativity, aesthetics, color, and detail, as well as a sense of balance, proportion, and professional design. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
The New School

The AAS program provides up to 44 credits toward the educational requirement for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) licensing exam.

The AAS program provides up to 44 credits toward the educational requirement for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) licensing exam. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Mohawk Valley Community College
Utica, USA +1 More

This program prepares students, with high tech tools and a hands-on environment, to enter this digital workplace. Graduates use technology to inform, and they understand the r ... +

This program prepares students, with high tech tools and a hands-on environment, to enter this digital workplace. Graduates use technology to inform, and they understand the responsibilities of that indispensable role in business, industry, and society. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Sioux City, USA

The Graphic Design program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and a portfolio needed for employment as a designer. This field involves the use of specialized softwa ... +

The Graphic Design program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and a portfolio needed for employment as a designer. This field involves the use of specialized software combined with creativity, design, and problem solving skills to create visual communication. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Washtenaw Community College
Ann Arbor, USA

Students gain skills in the principles of graphic design, publication design, interface and mobile design working on a variety of projects that focus on theory, concept develo ... +

Students gain skills in the principles of graphic design, publication design, interface and mobile design working on a variety of projects that focus on theory, concept development, typography and production techniques that culminate in the production of a portfolio. -
Associate of Applied Science
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Pima Community College
Tucson, USA +6 More

Prepare for a career in television, film, video or other media. Courses cover filming, editing, production, design, lighting, script writing and photography. Students also hav ... +

Prepare for a career in television, film, video or other media. Courses cover filming, editing, production, design, lighting, script writing and photography. Students also have internship opportunities. Students seeking to transfer into a digital/film arts program at a university should pursue an Associate of Arts degree... -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Community Colleges of Spokane
Spokane, USA

If you are imaginative and enjoy creating beautiful indoor spaces, a career as an interior designer could be a perfect fit. In this program, you’ll learn to blend creativity w ... +

If you are imaginative and enjoy creating beautiful indoor spaces, a career as an interior designer could be a perfect fit. In this program, you’ll learn to blend creativity with technical elements to design residential and commercial interiors. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
College of du Page
Glen Ellyn, USA

Every successful business uses the services of advertising agencies, graphic designers, and illustrators to promote and inform in today's global economy. Graduates of the Grap ... +

Every successful business uses the services of advertising agencies, graphic designers, and illustrators to promote and inform in today's global economy. Graduates of the Graphic Design degree or certificate programs find work in advertising agencies, design studios, in-house corporate design/promotion departments, or as freelancers, handling a variety of creative projects and campaigns. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
English
Campus
 
The New School

Communication design has never been more relevant than it is now. If you want to become a creative professional guiding the visual design, graphic design, or interaction desig ... +

Communication design has never been more relevant than it is now. If you want to become a creative professional guiding the visual design, graphic design, or interaction design industry, Parsons’ AAS Communication Design program (formerly called AAS Graphic Design) offers you a community in which to develop the conceptual foundation and skills you need. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 

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