Graphic Design

In the Graphic Design Assistant, Graphic Design Technician, Performance Graphic Designer, and Digital Graphic Designer career majors at KTC-Durant, students will learn and apply the fundamentals of various design software applications (such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign). Other skills and techniques this program will cover are image editing, computer vector drawing, page layout, screen printing, binding/finishing, and digital photography. Furthermore, students will learn digital file output and basic press operations. Students will gain valuable knowledge and experience by participating in challenging real world projects and assignments typical of the graphic design industry.


Although a certification or a license is not required for employment in this occupational area, the obtainment of an Adobe Certified Associate certificate will enhance the students’ probability of securing a job in the field.

Career Majors

Please note that Career Majors may not be available at all campuses.

Please download the Student Handbook - Major Addendum located on the Students tab for specific campus offerings. They are identified under the Career Majors with Course Listing section of that booklet.
Graphic Design Assistant Year 1