Associate Degree in
Associate Degree in Graphic Communications – Imaging & Publishing (GCIP)
San Marcos, USA
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Graphic Communications encompasses the techniques of setting a mood and conveying information to the viewer using a variety of printing techniques, multimedia, and the Internet. Some degree programs and certificates include classes offered by other departments at Palomar College including Art, Business, Computer Science, Library Technology, and Media Studies to provide the student a broad-based, interdisciplinary range of skills.
There are three areas of specialization available to the student:
Imaging and Publishing
More than ink on paper, print media requires effective and efficient layout techniques and skillful shop and project management to provide a cost-effective product.
The explosive growth of the Internet continues with rapid developments in the World Wide Web. The GC department provides in-depth instruction in leading edge software tools and techniques including site layout, database design, copyright and accessibility considerations, and portfolio development.
Motion Graphics, Multimedia and Digital Video
The field of motion graphics is becoming more important in advertising, visual effects, online marketing, educational short subjects, and HD video production.