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Graphic Design


About Graphic Design

Graphic Designers produce ideas and experiences with visual and textural content. The form of the communication can be physical or screen‐based, and many include images, words, or graphic forms. The work can be logotypes, stationary, brochures, advertising, packaging, motion graphics, websites and many other types of projects.

Degree and Certificate Requirements

Programs Offered

Degree Option

  • Graphic Design

Certificate Option

  • Graphic Design​
  • User Experience Design Essentials
  • Web Design Essentials

Transfer Options and Opportunities

SMC students have many options and opportunities for transfer. Make your choice and see what you need to qualify.

Completion of major requirements does not satisfy all transfer admission requirements to UC, CSU, California Private, Out of State, or International institutions.

Please note: Not all schools offer this major.