Associates of Science in Design Studies

An associate’s degree is the lowest degree that can be obtained at university or college. It is higher than a certificate and lower than a bachelor’s degree. What is an Associate of Science in Design? Typically, this degree includes the study of modern graphic arts. In addition to learning advanced design software, courses may cover basic artistic topics such as principles of design, c… Read more

An associate’s degree is the lowest degree that can be obtained at university or college. It is higher than a certificate and lower than a bachelor’s degree.

What is an Associate of Science in Design? Typically, this degree includes the study of modern graphic arts. In addition to learning advanced design software, courses may cover basic artistic topics such as principles of design, colors and typography. Programs may also include creating 3-D graphics and illustrations. This degree is recommended for students seeking to improve design skills for their career or who want to develop their skills to obtain a higher degree.

Having an Associate of Science in Design can open career opportunities in multiple fields such as architecture, marketing and the visual arts. An associate’s degree in design may also qualify you for a higher salary in your field.

Each school has a unique tuition and fee schedule that may vary by location. Such information is usually made available on their website and can help you determine the exact cost of a program.

This associate’s degree program is best suited for students who are entering the workforce or who want to become better designers in their industry. Designers are essential in every industry and often serve as key players for marketing and advertising agencies, application and video game developers and motor vehicle manufacturers. Many degree holders go on to have successful careers as independent contractors or freelancers. Alternatively, corporate companies use the skills of designers to assist them in branding strategies such as logos and ad creations. An associate’s degree in design is also helpful for those who are pursuing a career in architecture through drafting plans and designs for buildings and homes. 

A college degree can be obtained in a variety of ways. Many schools offer a combination of classroom and online credits, making college education realistic as a full or part-time student.  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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Irvine Valley College
Irvine, USA

This program is occupational in nature; the courses in the major are not currently transferable to CSU or UC. Students should consult with their counselors or the Transfer Cen ... +

This program is occupational in nature; the courses in the major are not currently transferable to CSU or UC. Students should consult with their counselors or the Transfer Center to determine the extent to which courses may apply to programs at other four-year institutions. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
San Mateo Colleges of Silicon Valley
San Mateo, USA

For over 40 years, the Interior Design Department has offered courses to individuals interested in preparing for careers in the professional fields of interior design with an ... +

For over 40 years, the Interior Design Department has offered courses to individuals interested in preparing for careers in the professional fields of interior design with an emphasis in Sustainable and Kitchen & Bath Design. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
English
Campus
 

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