Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences or Associate in Arts
This program is designed for students wishing to pursue four-year degrees in applied computer applications programs or entry-level positions in fields requiring the creation, development, and output of digital graphics. The software used in these programs is the industry standard applications and provides the framework for understanding the processes of generating graphics communications from concept through development, creation, and production of digital pieces. Students may qualify for either the Associate in Applied Arts degree (AAAS) or the Associate in Arts (AAS) which most transfer institutions require. Those who wish to earn the Associate in Arts (AAS) degree should be sure to follow the MACRAO requirements and all other communications, humanities, social science and natural science requirements.
Students pursuing this degree should have basic computer and college level reading skills.