Ferris State University Printing and Imaging Technology

Graphic Communications Degrees at Ferris

Note: In the first two years the student will earn the Graphic Communication degree and then in their Junior and Senior year can complete the Bachelor of Science in Graphic Media Management degree (2+2 format). For course descriptions please click here.

Associate of Applied Science in Graphic Communications

The Associate in Applied Science Degree in Graphic Communications includes instruction in new digital imaging methods, the traditional offset lithographic process, and finishing processes. This program serves as a foundation for the Bachelor of Science in Graphic Media Management. Students who excel in the program tend to be visually creative, embrace computer technology, are not afraid of mechanical technology, and gain satisfaction from producing print and distributing visual media content using graphic technologies and digital media. Learn more at the Ferris course catalog.

Bachelor of Science in Graphic Media Management

The Bachelor of Science in Graphic Media Management builds on the technical and design foundation of the associate degree in Graphic Communications, Graphic Design or other related associate degrees. Because of the breadth of opportunity available for careers in the graphic media industry, this program is designed to give students the proper mix of specific and broad courses needed to be successful. Students will learn the core operation processes of production planning, estimating, cost analysis, process and color management and workflow automation. Students can then gain additional instruction in IT, marketing, advertising, public relations, international business, general management and many others. Learn more at the Ferris course catalog.

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