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2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Commercial Art Technology, AAS (Owens Code: CART)

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Career Program

Degree Offered:

Associate of Applied Science

Campus Offered:

Toledo and Findlay

Credits Required: 68-70

Transfer Information:

Students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in commercial art may want to explore the Commercial Art Transfer Associate Degree program.

This program provides training required to succeed in the ever-changing technical graphics and documentation marketplace. The program focuses on extensive commercial art coursework and is intended for students who are completing their education with this degree.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will understand the basic operations of a computer.
  • Students will understand the fundamental principles of the graphic design industry.
  • Students will understand fundamentals for typographic and graphic design.
  • Students will know and apply the principles of digital video production.
  • Students will know the fundamentals of electronic page layout and design. 
  • Students will produce finished interactive multimedia projects.
  • Students will develop World Wide Web pages using graphically pleasing and functional design.
  • Students will reinforce basic oral and written communication skills.

Required Courses

1st Semester

16-18 credits

2nd Semester

17 credits

3rd Semester

18 credits

4th Semester

17 credits

Apply for Graduation

Students registering for their final semester of course work must petition for graduation through their Ozone account.  The Petition for Graduation can be found under Student Quick Links.  Deadlines and fees apply; please visit for petition deadline dates.  For additional information, refer to Petition for Degree Completion and Graduation Requirements Policy under Academic Policies and Procedures  



1 Any student enrolling in CRT 115  or CRT 120  must have completed or be enrolled in CRT 105  . It is suggested to take this course in the summer before beginning your regular course load. Please refer to the Testing Center for information on CRT 105  proficiency testing. CRT 115  and CRT 120  must be completed before attempting advanced coursework.

2 Select from: MTH 108 , MTH 110 , MTH 170 , MTH 173 , MTH 175 , MTH 180 , MTH 211  or  MTH 213 

3 Select Social and Behavioral Science elective course choice as indicated under Associate of Science Elective Information 

4 Select from: SPE 100 , SPE 101 , SPE 102  or SPE 210 


All students should check for prerequisites for a class before registering.

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