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Graphic Design Assistant - GDA1 Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The most effective way to get messages across in print and electronic media using color, type, illustration, images, animation, and various print and layout techniques. Designers also select the size and arrangement of the different elements on the page or screen. In printing and publishing firms, graphic designers also may assist the printers by selecting the type of paper and ink for the publication and reviewing the mock-up design for errors before final publication.

Locations Offered:
High School

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores, Georgia Milestones Literature/Composition or Georgia Milestones American Literature/Composition (for meeting English requirement only) or GED score of 145 or higher, or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a High School overall GPA of 2.0, a HOPE Scholarship GPA of 2.6 or higher after the completion of 10th grade, or have 2 years documented work experience in the subject area. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Experienced Worker Certification Form

Curriculum
Occupational Courses 12
DMPT 1000 Introduction to Design 4
DMPT 1005 Vector Graphics 4
DMPT 1010 Raster Imaging 4

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