Associate of Arts Programs in Design Studies

An Associate of Arts is awarded to students after successful completion of a lower-division course of study. The degree is typically conferred by a community or junior college, and most programs can be finished within two years of study. What is an Associate of Arts in Design? An Associate of Arts in Design is a program that acquaints students with the various facets and forms of design. There mi… Read more

An Associate of Arts is awarded to students after successful completion of a lower-division course of study. The degree is typically conferred by a community or junior college, and most programs can be finished within two years of study.

What is an Associate of Arts in Design? An Associate of Arts in Design is a program that acquaints students with the various facets and forms of design. There might be specific focuses available, such as graphic design, visual design or commercial design. All of these, however, will focus on the theoretical basis of aesthetics and function. You should learn about creating work that is both attractive and practical. Some of the classes you might take include Introduction to Aesthetics, Design Principles, History of Art, Effective Design and Graphic Art.

The Associate of Arts in Design will be beneficial to students who have a strong interest in learning about design in its various forms. The principles imparted, such as a creative sense and design skills, will also serve students well.

The cost of an Associate of Arts in Design is dependent on a number of different factors. You should contact the admissions office at the school you plan to attend for more information.

A student’s path after earning an Associate of Arts in Design will be determined by what specialty, if any, was selected. In a general sense, the degree may qualify you to take on work in a variety of sectors such as fashion, web design, marketing or commercial design. If your creativity motivates you to seek jobs outside those offered by traditional employers, you might find your abilities are a good match for freelance work, too.

Some school that offer an Associate of Arts in Design program allow students to study on a part-time or online basis. To learn more, 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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Glendale Community College
Glendale, USA

Because of the broad spectrum of design application within the field of Graphic Design it can be challenging to define what Graphic Design is or what a Graphic Designer duties ... +

Because of the broad spectrum of design application within the field of Graphic Design it can be challenging to define what Graphic Design is or what a Graphic Designer duties are within a professional environment. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Raritan Valley Community College
Branchburg, USA

The Associate of Fine Arts in Graphic and Interactive Design prepares students who intend to transfer to Bachelor of Fine Arts programs at four-year institutions and professio ... +

The Associate of Fine Arts in Graphic and Interactive Design prepares students who intend to transfer to Bachelor of Fine Arts programs at four-year institutions and professional schools of art. In this program, students pursue rigorous training and art education in two-dimensional graphics, new media and motion graphic arts. The College has well-equipped studios and computer systems to support this major. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Delaware County Community College
Philadelphia, USA

The Associate of Fine Art degree program in graphic design teaches students how to develop design concepts and aesthetically arrange type and image in order to plan and produc ... +

The Associate of Fine Art degree program in graphic design teaches students how to develop design concepts and aesthetically arrange type and image in order to plan and produce intelligent visual communication solutions to client problems or self-authored work. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 - 3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Snow College (Community College)
Ephraim, USA

Snow College Visual Arts offers a dynamic general education curriculum designed to provide all students with a holistic understanding of the principles of art which fashion th ... +

Snow College Visual Arts offers a dynamic general education curriculum designed to provide all students with a holistic understanding of the principles of art which fashion the visual world around us. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Henry Ford College
Detroit, USA

The Associate of Arts in Graphic Design provides a comprehensive foundation of study, emphasizing the development of theoretical, practical, and technical skills within the Gr ... +

The Associate of Arts in Graphic Design provides a comprehensive foundation of study, emphasizing the development of theoretical, practical, and technical skills within the Graphic Design field. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
12 May 2020
Campus
 
Community College of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, USA

The Art and Design curriculum leads to the Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree for students planning to transfer to baccalaureate programs or professional art schools after study ... +

The Art and Design curriculum leads to the Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree for students planning to transfer to baccalaureate programs or professional art schools after study at Community College of Philadelphia. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
Hillsborough Community College
Tampa, USA

The AA in Graphic Design is a pre-major for students who wish to pursue a four-year college/university degree in graphic design or commercial arts.

The AA in Graphic Design is a pre-major for students who wish to pursue a four-year college/university degree in graphic design or commercial arts. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Sierra College
Rocklin, USA

Applied Art and Design is an academic discipline which focuses on the principals and practical applications of art, design, photography, computer graphics, imaging and animati ... +

Applied Art and Design is an academic discipline which focuses on the principals and practical applications of art, design, photography, computer graphics, imaging and animation. Study of the foundations of design, creative problem solving, portfolio development, and internship experiences, all prepare students for transfer programs and career opportunities... -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Santa Fe College
Gainesville, USA

This program provides you with the basic requirements to transfer to a college or university as a junior to complete a bachelor’s degree. You are responsible for completing th ... +

This program provides you with the basic requirements to transfer to a college or university as a junior to complete a bachelor’s degree. You are responsible for completing the admission requirements of the university in order to transfer. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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