Graphic Design Employment Concentration

The Employment Concentration in Graphic Design is for the student who would like to build a portfolio that is sufficient forentry-level work in the Graphic Design field. This award can supplement any degree that is offered at MSJC.


Design Your Future!

Begin by exploring MSJC program maps to find a career or transfer opportunities.  Program maps show the recommended sequence of courses that lead to graduation or transfer. The maps were developed by program experts to give you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.    

  • Starting in Spring? Choose Fall Semester 1 courses.   
  • Are you a part-time student?  Start Fall Semester 1 courses and follow the course sequence.
Plan of Study Grid
Fall Semester 1Units
ART-131 Introduction to Digital Art 3
ART-125 Introduction to Typography (formerly Graphic Design: Typography) 3
Spring Semester 1
ART-123 Graphic Design I 3
Graphic Design Practicum (formerly ART-093)
or Typography Practicum (formerly ART-095)
Fall Semester 2
ART-223 Graphic Design II 3
ART-299 Special Projects: Art 1-3
 Total Units14-16
Course Title Credits
Required Courses
ART-123Graphic Design I3
ART-125Introduction to Typography (formerly Graphic Design: Typography)3
ART-131Introduction to Digital Art3
ART-223Graphic Design II3
ART-299Special Projects: Art1
ART-593Graphic Design Practicum (formerly ART-093)1
or ART-595 Typography Practicum (formerly ART-095)
Total Units14

Discover information about careers that interest you!

  1. Take a Career Quiz to learn about yourself and receive career suggestions based on your interests. 
  2. Search available in-demand jobs in your career areas of interest and find up-to-date salaries and education requirements. 
  3. Find the MSJC Program that connects your interests to a career.

Note: There are no guaranteed positions for students completing these programs. Education and work experience required will vary by employer. The salary and benefits for specific occupations will be dependent on work experience, education, background, and employer.