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Do Something Major

Do Something Major

From Print to Motion, the Graphic Design Programs Covers It All

Acquire a go-anywhere, do-anything skill set that draws on your creativity

Get the skills and confidence you need to quickly begin your career as a design professional. It’s your opportunity to put your artistic gifts to work! For any student looking for one of the best Colorado graphic design schools, Colorado Mountain College offers a blend of design, videography, and emergent media courses. A winning combination in today’s modern design world.

As part of Isaacson School for Communication, Arts & Media, you’ll enjoy a vibrant interdisciplinary culture with students from the Professional Photography and Digital Media programs. You’ll have access to a broad range of state-of-the art equipment and facilities, including multimedia studios, a new prototype lab, and immersive media production. You'll learn...

  • The latest design software, include the Adobe Create Suite
  • Color theory
  • Print and pre-press technology
  • Critical and creative design processes
  • Cultural, social, political, environmental, and historical aspects of design
  • Interdisciplinary roles in marketing
  • Professional practices including billing, budgeting and legal issues

CMC Graphic Design students graduate with a portfolio of work that meets employer and marketplace expectations.

In just two years, you’ll have a degree that can lead to a rewarding career in graphic design. Our graduates find work in:

  • Advertising agencies
  • Websites
  • Publishing
  • Marketing departments
  • Corporate communications
  • Multimedia production
  • Freelance opportunities
  • Print shops

Degree type Associate of Applied Science Degree in Graphic Design

 

Program Specific Courses 49 Credit Hours

PHO 120 - Fundamentals of Photography
MGD 104 - Videography I
MGD 116 - Typography I
MGD 106 - Creativity and Visual Thinking
MGD 125 - 3D Modeling for Gaming: Software
MGD 133 - Graphic Design I
MGD 156 - Emergent Media Practices
MGD 163 - Sound Design I
MGD 124 - Technology Proficiency Lab (1.0 credit required)
MGD 204 - Videography II
MGD 233 - Graphic Design II
MGD 248 - Computational Media
MGD 250 - Emerging Multimedia Technologies
MGD 254 - Multimedia Design & Production I
MGD 268 - Business for Creatives
MGD 280 - Internship 1.0 - 3.0 Credits (3 credits required)
MGD 227 - Marcomm Practices 3.0 Credits
MGD 289 - Capstone 3.0 Credits

The Graphic Design (AAS) is offered at:

  • Glenwood Springs  
  • Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs    

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Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley
Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Springs

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In-district Tuition

Associate & Bachelor's: $80/credit-hour

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In-state Tuition

Associate & Bachelor's: $180/credit-hour

Out-of-state Tuition

Associate & Bachelor's: $453/credit-hour

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Curriculum

Degree type Associate of Applied Science Degree in Graphic Design

 

Program Specific Courses 49 Credit Hours

PHO 120 - Fundamentals of Photography
MGD 104 - Videography I
MGD 116 - Typography I
MGD 106 - Creativity and Visual Thinking
MGD 125 - 3D Modeling for Gaming: Software
MGD 133 - Graphic Design I
MGD 156 - Emergent Media Practices
MGD 163 - Sound Design I
MGD 124 - Technology Proficiency Lab (1.0 credit required)
MGD 204 - Videography II
MGD 233 - Graphic Design II
MGD 248 - Computational Media
MGD 250 - Emerging Multimedia Technologies
MGD 254 - Multimedia Design & Production I
MGD 268 - Business for Creatives
MGD 280 - Internship 1.0 - 3.0 Credits (3 credits required)
MGD 227 - Marcomm Practices 3.0 Credits
MGD 289 - Capstone 3.0 Credits

Locations

The Graphic Design (AAS) is offered at:

  • Glenwood Springs  
  • Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs    

See map below for more information.

Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley
Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Springs

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Tuition & Cost

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In-district Tuition

Associate & Bachelor's: $80/credit-hour

graphic - CMC in-state map

In-state Tuition

Associate & Bachelor's: $180/credit-hour

Out-of-state Tuition

Associate & Bachelor's: $453/credit-hour

SEE COMPLETE TUITION & COSTS

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