Art and Design Technical Program

Program Information

Are you looking to take your passion for art and turn it into a well-paying career? If so, our Art and Design technical program is what you need. Here you will gain the skills and knowledge required to start a career in graphic design. Graphic designers are the keystone in creating design and communication solutions in every job sector. You will have the opportunity to learn from industry experienced instructors in our modern computer labs and studios. If you are artistic, creative, and professional, turn those traits into a career at San Jacinto College South campus.

The San Jacinto College Art and Design Associate of Applied Science (AAS) program:

  • Is designed to provide basic preparation for entry-level employment in areas such as visual advertising, graphic design, and media communication;
  • Develops skills in both print and digital media, web design, digital video and photography, and motion graphics; and
  • Gives students hands-on experience in building a well-rounded and professional portfolio of work.

Career Opportunities

The San Jacinto College Art and Design AAS program opens students to pursue careers as:

  • Art Directors,
  • Layout Artists,
  • Brand Identity Designers,
  • Digital Imaging Artists,
  • Logo Designers,
  • Illustrators,
  • Multimedia Designers,
  • Prepress Technicians, and
  • Web Designers.

Earning Potential

Graphic Designer: $50,741 per year1


Source:, median salary Gulf Coast region, 2021

For more information, students may contact - Department Chair or - Faculty


South Campus