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Major Roadmaps

Simplifying the path

 

Fine Arts and graphic communications

 

This Roadmap is provided as a SAMPLE GUIDE showing what a full-time student's schedule MAY look like. There is no guarantee that all classes will be offered each semester or that classes will have space available. You must meet all prerequisite requirements prior to registering for a class.

Please check the LMC Catalog and consult with an LMC Counselor. Visit the Art Department Website for more information.

 

Degrees and Certificates:

Fall   Spring    
  3 unitsART-005     3 unitsART-011** (AA only)    
             
  3 unitsART-006, 007, 008 or 009     3 unitsART-020    
             
  3 unitsART-010     3 unitsART-015** (Certificate only)    
             
  6 unitsART Electives*     3 unitsART-025** (Certificate only)    
             
        6 unitsArt Electives* arrow Certificate in Graphic Comm.
             
        3 unitsGE/Electives (AA only)    
         

 

Fall year 2

 

 

Fall year 2

   
  3 unitsART-012     15 unitsGE/Electives (AA only)    
             
  3 unitsART-072          
             
  9 unitsGE/Electives (AA only)          

Certificate of Achievement in Graphic Communications 30 Units

 

AA in Fine Arts or Graphic Communications - 60 Units

 

 

 

 

* Select a minimum of 12 units of art electives. See list on website, in the catalog or consult a counselor.

 

** Please note: The Certificate of Achievement in Graphic Communications requires ART-015 and 025, but does not require ART-011. Both AA Degrees require ART-011, but don't require ART-015 and 025 (they are, however, electives for the Graphic Communication option in the AA degree).

 

 

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Fine Arts and graphic communications

 

Careers in Graphic Design

Graphic design is a career where you make art for the real world, and get paid for doing it. Graphic design is everywhere. Look around. How many logos can you see? Every book cover, CD cover, or magazine was designed by someone. Every printed tee-shirt and web page was created by graphic designer. There are many opportunities to make a career out of being creative.

 

Fine Art and Graphic Design Salary Averages in California:

Fine Artists, including Painters, Sculptors and Illustrators: $10.66 - $52.89

Graphic Designer: $15.03 - $43.63/hour

Commercial and Industrial Designer: $17.37 - $51.40

Art Director: $23.62 - $89.10/hour

Information gathered by Career One Stop (www.careerinfonet.org) which is sponsored by the Department of Labor, 2012

 

AA Degrees and Certificate of Achievement

The Certificate of Achievement requires the completion of at least 30 units of coursework listed above, including 12 units of art electives in Graphic Communications.

 

The Associate Degrees require completion of at least 30 units of coursework listed above, including 12 units of art electives in either Fine Art or Graphic Communications, as well as completion of LMC's general education and additional classes to total 60 units.