Digital Imaging Design - Associate in Applied Science

Program/CIP Code: DIGI.AAS/10.0303
Credits Required: 62
Division: Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Kansas City Kansas Community College's Digital Imaging Design vocational program leads to an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Digital Imaging. This degree is designed to prepare students for a career in the field of computer based graphic design. The Digital Imaging Design program is a comprehensive practical course of study which provides the up-to-date and latest technology training in the field of digital graphics.

The Digital Imaging Design program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the layout, design, and typographic arrangement of printed and/or electronic software; digital imaging; print preparation; page layout and design; desktop publishing; and applicable principles of graphic design for print as well as interactive media and web page design.

The Digital Imaging Design program is a vocational program using the latest technology and facilities to instruct learners in the most current methods, technology, and practices in graphic image design for print, multimedia, and the web. The graduates of this program will have an Associate in Applied Science degree which will enable them to obtain Graphic Design positions in the advertising, marketing, web, publishing, printing, and sign making industries.

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

All first time degree-seeking students are required to take BLUE-0101, Freshman Seminar.  See exemptions

General Education Requirement

Course Credit Hours
ENG 0101 Composition I* 3
ENG 0102 or
ENGL 0206
Composition I* or
Technical Writing
SPCH 0151 or
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking* or
Interpersonal Communication
MATH 0104 Intermediate College Algebra** or higher 3
ARTS 0101 Art Appreciation 3
PSYC 0101 Psychology* 3
Natural and Physical Science Requirement 3-5
Total General Education Requirements 21-23

Degree Specific Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ARTS 0111 Drawing 1
DIGI 0115 Beginning Photoshop 3
DIGI 0116 Intermediate Photoshop * 3
DIGI 0117 Advanced Photoshop * 3
DIGI 0131 Two Dimensional Design 1 3
DIGI 0174 Beginning Illustrator 3
DIGI 0175 Advanced Illustrator * 1
DIGI 0176 Graphic Design: Multimedia and Web I * 3
DIGI 0177 Graphic Design: Multimedia and Web II * 3
DIGI 0178 Graphic Design : Print Media I * 3
DIGI 0179 Graphic Design: Print Media II * 3
DIGI 0180 Publication Design 3
DIGI 0191 Internship : Digital Graphics* 3
DIGI 0193 Portfolio Production* 3
Total Digital Imaging Design Program Requirements 40

Total Hours

Total hours to complete Degree 62-64

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