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Halifax Community College

The Advertising and Graphic Design curriculum is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the graphic design profession, which emphasizes design, advertising, illustration, and digital and multimedia preparation of printed and electronic promotional materials.

Students will be trained in the development of concept and design for promotional materials such as newspaper and magazine advertisements, posters, folders, letterheads, corporate symbols, brochures, booklets, preparation of art for printing, lettering and typography, photography, and electronic media including web page design.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities with graphic design studios, advertising agencies, printing companies, department stores, a wide variety of manufacturing industries, newspapers, and businesses with in-house graphics operations, Internet, and e-commerce operations.

Gainful Employment

The Advertising and Graphic Design offers:

Advertising & Graphic Design Associate in Applied Science
Advertising & Graphic Design - Diploma
Advertising & Graphic Design - Computer Graphics Certificate
Advertising & Graphic Design - Graphic Design Certificate
Advertising & Graphic Design - Career & College Promise Certificate

Program Contact

Clifford Jones
Dr. Phillip W. Taylor Complex (the 100 Building) , Rm 138