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Media & Communication Arts - Design & Layout

In this program, you will be introduced to standard page layout applications and printing output specifications, as well as Web, raster, and vector applications. As you become increasingly proficient in both traditional and digital techniques, you will learn about design, photography, previsualization, and theories of image creation and manipulation.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Media & Communication Arts - Design & Layout

  1. Save $18,000+ by starting here - 80% of our students leave debt free
  2. More than 190 private and transfer scholarships available
  3. What you need to succeed, including free tutoring

Media & Communication Arts - Design & Layout Courses at Macomb

  • Introduction to Photography
  • Fundamentals of Design
  • Illustration Fundamentals
  • Digital Layout Adobe
  • Advertising Art
  • Previsualization
  • Digital Illustration
  • Introduction to Photoshop
  • Typography and Spacial Development
  • Design for Advertising
  • Advanced Digital Layout
  • Web Page Design: Dreamweaver
  • Digital Editing
  • Advanced Photoshop
  • Introduction to 3D
  • Flash Multimedia 1

Career Opportunities in Media & Communication Arts - Design & Layout

With an Associate of Applied Science Degree or Certificate in Media & Communication Arts – Design & Layout, you will be qualified for positions that include graphic designer, motion designer, creative director and art director.

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in this program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan and can be applied toward a bachelor’s degree.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s Media & Communication Arts – Design & Layout Program?

For more information, contact one of the program advisors: Professor Kris Mellebrand, 586.445.7435, or Professor Brian Sauriol, 586.445.7435.

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