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Graphic Design: Creative (BP) Associate in Applied Science Degree

Semester Sequence

Offered at Brooklyn Park Only

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MGDP1010Basic Drawing

3

MGDP1205Fundamentals of Graphic Design

3

MGDP1210Graphic Design Essentials

3

MGDP1220Concepts in Creativity

3

MGDP1310InDesign

3

MGDP1360Acrobat

2

Total Credits  17

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MGDP1230Photoshop

3

MGDP1240Illustrator

3

MGDP2010Applied Graphic Design

3

MGDP2080Applied Typography

3

Technical Studies Electives

3

Choose 3 credits from MnTC Goal Areas 3-10

3

Total Credits  18

Summer Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
Choose one of the following:

COMM2050Interpersonal Communication

3

COMM2060Small Group Communication

3

COMM2130Public Speaking

3

 

Choose one of the following:

PHIL2100Critical Thinking

3

PHIL2200Ethics

3

Total Credits  6

Third Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MGDP1330Advanced Page Layout

3

MGDP1340Advanced Photoshop

3

MGDP1350Advanced Illustrator

3

MGDP2040Collateral Advertising

3

 

Choose one of the following:

ENGL2121Writing and Research

4

ENGL2125Technical Writing

3

ENGL2130Introduction to Creative Writing

3

Total Credits  15

Fourth Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MGDP2030Packaging and Display Advertising

3

MGDP2200Design Portfolio

3

Technical Studies Electives

4

 

Choose one of the following:

SOCI2000Marriage and Family

3

SOCI2100Introduction to Sociology

3

SOCI2130Food, Culture and Society

3

SOCI2200Racial and Ethnic Relations

3

Total Credits  13

Technical Studies Electives

Any Audio Production (ARSP), IT/Computer Careers (CCIS), Graphic Desing (MGDP) or Interactive Design Video Production (MMVP) course that is not required for this award may be used to satisfy an elective requirement.

Recommended:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MGDP2215Graphic Design Internship

1 - 12

Choose a Total of:  7 Credits 

General Education Electives

A complete list of MnTC courses and Goal Areas that can be used to meet General Education requirements can be found at www.hennepintech.edu.  The same course cannot satisfy more than one MnTC Goal Area requirement.

Hennepin Technical College’s 2000-level general education courses meet the guidelines of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC).

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits

Choose a Total of:  3 Credits

Graduation (69 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.


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