GRD1100
List of Programs requiring GRD1100
List of Programs requiring GRD1100


Program Title: Web Designer Certificate

Program Description: The Web Designer Certificate is designed to provide a strong foundation for the design and format of client-side Web content. The creation of Web content for presentation and user interaction requires visual communication skills that incorporate a wide variety of media content types as well as expertise with markup languages, scripting languages, and the functional capabilities of various user devices. Content created by the Web designer must effectively engage all types of users and provide a rich canvas on which all Internet content is displayed.




Program Title: Graphic Design

Program Description: This program provides professional and technical training in the creation of both graphic and advertising design, from the initial creative concepts to both traditional and computer-generated executions, as it is applied in the commercial art profession. Emphasis is on developing the skills necessary to execute a well-rounded portfolio. This may contain advertisements or a series of advertisements which constitute an advertising campaign, posters, brochures, TV story boards and animatics rendered in rough and/or comprehensively finished visuals along with demonstration of the student’s computer skills and program literacy. Graduates may be employed in advertising agencies, design studios, corporate art departments, newspapers, magazines, TV stations, graphics departments and printing businesses. Graduates may also be self-employed as practicing graphic designers.




Program Title: Photographic Technology

Program Description: This program provides professional and technical experience in still black and white, color and digital photography. Emphasis is on developing skills necessary for graduates to be employed as photographers, photographic assistants and lab technicians in business, industry, advertising, journalism, medical institutions, studios and schools. Graduates may also be self-employed as professional photographers and retailers.




Program Title: Technological Sciences

Program Description: The Associate in Technological Sciences Degree program is designed for students choosing to pursue widely varying areas of occupational, technological, engineering, and emerging sector-related interests. This degree is also designed for career-minded students, yet includes flexibility to meet the Michigan Transfer Agreement for students wishing to continue their education with one of our many 4-year partner institutions. See a counselor for courses that may be required at the college you plan to attend. A minimum of sixteen credit hours in the primary occupational discipline of your choice, plus nineteen credits of fundamental General Education leaves you with twenty-seven elective credits (14 required) to design your future. Graduating from this program does not automatically qualify the student for the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) endorsement. Students in this program seeking MTA endorsement should work closely with an OCC counselor to identify classes from the MTA List which apply to the endorsement and to degree requirements.




Program Title: Technological Sciences

Program Description: The Associate in Technological Sciences Degree program is designed for students choosing to pursue widely varying areas of occupational, technological, engineering, and emerging sector-related interests. This degree is also designed for career-minded students, yet includes flexibility to meet the Michigan Transfer Agreement for students wishing to continue their education with one of our many 4-year partner institutions. See a counselor for courses that may be required at the college you plan to attend. A minimum of sixteen credit hours in the primary occupational discipline of your choice, plus nineteen credits of fundamental General Education leaves you with twenty-seven elective credits (14 required) to design your future. Graduating from this program does not automatically qualify the student for the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) endorsement. Students in this program seeking MTA endorsement should work closely with an OCC counselor to identify classes from the MTA List which apply to the endorsement and to degree requirements.