Meridian Community College
910 Highway 19 N,
Meridian, MS 39307
601-483-8241
1-800-MCC-THE-1

Curriculum

Course of study

Progression: To meet graduation requirements for this program, students must successfully complete the specified courses listed below with a "C" average (CGPA 2.0) or better. A grade of "C" or higher is required in each CAT course to progress in the program. A passing grade in each course is required to graduate and a "C" or better is required in ENG 1113. Any change must be approved by the program coordinator.

First Year

First Semester

Hours
ART 1313 Drawing I
3
ART 1433 Design I
3
CAT 1113 Graphic Design and Production I
3
CAT 1213 Fundamentals of Graphic Computers
3
ENG 1113 Written Communication Elective
3
Semester Total
15
 
Second Semester
Hours
ART 1323 Drawing II
3
ART 1443 Design II
3
CAT 1123 Graphic Design and Production II
3
CAT 1143 Typography
3
MMT 1323 Advertising
3
Math/Science Elective
3
Semester Total
18
 
Second Year

First Semester

Hours
SPT 1113 Oral Communication Elective
3
CAT 2313 Basic Advertising Design
3
CAT 2923 Special Project on Graphic Design Technology
3
Behavioral/Social Science Elective
3
Fine Arts Elective (Art Appreciation-ART 1113, Three Dimensional Design-ART 1453, Painting I-ART 2513, Ceramics I-ART 2613)
3
Elective** (Marketing I-MMT 1113, Introduction to Keyboarding BOT 1013, Professional Development BOT 1213, Work Based Learning I-WBL 191[1-3])
3
Semester Total
16
 

Second Semester

Hours
CAT 2323 Advanced Advertising Design
3
CAT 2334 Practical Advertising Techniques
3
CAT 2133 Graphic Design Studio
3
ART 1383 Beginning Photography
3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
3
Semester Total
16
 
Total Hours
65
Program coursework may change. Students are encouraged to consult their advisor when planning a schedule.