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2023 - 2024 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog 
2023 - 2024 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic Arts Technology, AAS

Campus: Online

The Graphic Arts Technology Program at Clinton Community College provides training for students with an interest in developing the visual components of print, web, and mobile products. Our two-year program has a proven track record in providing students with the advanced, real-world skills needed to be successful.

Our classes and curriculum provide the core skills necessary for employment as a designer in the Graphic Arts, Marketing, and Advertising Industries. Throughout the program a strong emphasis is placed upon detail-oriented, on-time work. From day one students are placed into a team atmosphere where they learn constructive problem-solving techniques that can be applied to the everyday problems encountered in the industry.

In addition, our curriculum is designed to give students advanced skills in front-end web development, game design, graphic design, mobile app development, packaging design, product design, user experience (UX), web design, prepress, and photography. Students entering their fourth semester create a professional portfolio and register for an internship.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Graphic Arts Technology program, students will be able to:

  1. Prepare high quality images for output.
  2. Control typography for various projects.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to perform entry level job tasks in the graphic arts field.
  4. Manage a graphic arts project from start to finish.
  5. Work with clients to determine project needs.
  6. Work with teams to achieve project goals.
  7. Create a portfolio that demonstrates their abilities.

Plan of Study

Term Total: 18.00 Credits

Term 2

Term Total: 15.00 Credits

Term Total: 18.00 Credits

Term 4

Term Total: 14.00 Credits

Graphic Arts Technology, AAS Total: 65.00 Credits

Non-discrimination Statement / Equal Educational Opportunities

It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).


If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact EICC’s Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-5222, equity@eicc.edu or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730- 1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.