Program Information

Are you a born creator? When you think, are your thoughts full of shape, color and images? If so, an art degree at San Jacinto College may be your future. Studying art will help you kick-start a career in the creative world. Here you will experience our award-winning instructors and modern facilities like our visual studios, outfitted with a state-of-the-art computer labs. From painting, sculpture and drawing to high-tech graphic design, illustration and animation, San Jacinto encourages you to express your creativity in ways you’ve only imagined!

The San Jacinto College art and design Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) program:

  • Is designed to provide basic preparation for entry-level employment in visual advertising /graphic/media communication.
  • Develops skills in both print and digital media, giving students a chance to decide, through electives, if they would prefer to work in graphic design for printing or for digital end use.
  • Gives the student hands-on experience in building a well-rounded and professional portfolio of work.

Career Opportunities

The San Jacinto College art and design A.A.S. program opens students to pursue careers as:

  • Art director
  • Layout artist
  • Brand identity designer
  • Digital imaging artist
  • Logo designer
  • Illustrator
  • Multimedia designer
  • Prepress technician
  • Web designer
  • Animator (2D or 3D)

Earning Potential

Graphic Designer median salary: $46,851 per year1

For more information, contact 281-929-4643 or Jeffrey.McGee@sjcd.edu

Campus

South Campus