Graphic Communications

Associate in Applied Science

Explore the wide spectrum of graphic communications careers. This program gives you the hands-on technical skills and practical knowledge you'll need to pursue a wide range of career options.

modeling and animation are two of the many skills you’ll explore.

Earn while you learn. The Graphic Communications program prepares you to earn income in the graphics field while pursuing your degree. Gain real-world experience in the fast-paced worlds of signage, screen printing, packaging, and publishing.

A Quality Education

Students in the Graphic Communications program usually have a job in the first year of taking classes. Many employers work with part-time students to help them complete their degree.

Get Involved

Network with students and employers in the graphic communications field through work-study activities.

Career Opportunities

Production Artist, Graphic Designer, Brand Identity Designer, Web Designer (front-end), Interactive Designer


24 Months

if Full Time

4 Semesters61 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2024-25

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


16 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Meet Our Students and Alumni

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With a degree in graphic communications, you can pursue a career while working in the industry and avoid the associated debt of a four-year degree.

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Let’s Get Started ▸

How Do I Get Into the Graphic Communications Program?

Enter the world of Graphic Communications without taking on a world of debt. Picture your career here. Talk to an Admissions representative to learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 700 scholarships.
  4. Student success advisors are available to help.
  5. Being a talented artist is not required to find a great career in the graphic communications field.

What Can I Expect As a Graphic Communications Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?


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East Peoria Campus
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