Graphic Design

​​​​​​Creating visual concepts to communicate ideas that inspire, inform,​ or captivate consumers

​​Potential Careers in Graphic Design

  • Animator
  • Computer typographer
  • Desktop publishing specialist
  • Graphics equipment operator
  • Graphic artist
  • Lithographer
  • Marketing specialist
  • Media specialist
  • Paper salesperson
  • Plate maker
  • Pre-production technician
  • Printing equipment operator
  • Production coordinator
  • Production manager
  • Web architect/designer
  • Web page designer

High School Pathway Courses      (s) = semester

Grade ​Essential Pathway Courses
(select one each year)
9
10
11
12
Examples of Local Post-Secondary Degrees
Associate's Degree
Associate in Applied Science in Graphic Arts Technology
Rock Valley College

Bachelor’s Degree
Bachelor of Arts​ in Graphic Design

Master’s Degree
Master of Arts in Art (Studio Art)
Northern Illinois University​​
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