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Computer Graphic Art

Associate in Fine Arts


Computer Graphic Art

Students create a portfolio of graphic works, which will allow for transfer and employment opportunities. Students enrolled in the Computer Graphic Art program receive a foundational education in design and studio art. Our state-of-the-art Mac lab offers the latest release of the Adobe Creative Suite. Students conceptualize and develop design projects and design thinking is emphasized.

Recent graduates have continued their studies at Wilmington University, Rowan University, Moore College, the Maryland Institute College of Art, and the Savannah College of Art and Design.









Aidana McCutcheon

"Thanks to my wonderful professors and classmates at Salem CC for helping me find my goal of becoming an Art Educator. I am proud to be walking away with my associates degree in Graphic Design. I am excited to continue my journey at Rowan and further my education."

-- Aidana McCutcheon - graduating class of 2020











Students have successfully transferred to:

  • Moore College of Art and Design
  • Rowan University
  • Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Kutztown University
  • The College of New Jersey

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Graduates of the Computer Graphic Art program have the potential to be employed in positions such as Desktop Publishers (median salary $44,526), Multimedia Artists and Animators (median salary $44,389) and Web Developers (median salary $59,103) after commencement or earning a bachelors degree.


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First Semester

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
ART115Two-Dimensional Design3$94.50$555.00$649.50
ART116Three-Dimensional Design3$94.50$555.00$649.50
ART205Basic Digital Photography3$94.50$555.00$649.50
CGA101Introduction to Computer Art3$94.50$555.00$649.50

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Second Semester

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
ART119Color Theory3$94.50$555.00$649.50
ART130Figure Drawing3$225.00$555.00$780.00
CGA110Digital Image Editing3$105.00$555.00$660.00
CGA132Digital Illustration3$105.00$555.00$660.00
ENG101English Composition I3$0.00$555.00$555.00

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Third Semester

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
ART225Portfolio in Professional Practices3$94.50$555.00$649.50
CGA122Introduction to Electronic Publishing3$94.50$555.00$649.50
CGA141Web Design3$94.50$555.00$649.50
ENG102English Composition II3$0.00$555.00$555.00
FNA101Art History I3$0.00$555.00$555.00

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Fourth Semester

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
ART105 or ART140Painting or Printmaking3$94.50$555.00$649.50
ENG202Introduction to Speech Communication3$0.00$555.00$555.00
FNA102Art History II3$0.00$555.00$555.00
MATSCI-ELECMath/Science Elective3$0.00$555.00$555.00
GENED-ELECGeneral Education Elective3$0.00$555.00$555.00

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Total Program Cost: $12,480.00*

* - Tuition is based on the current in-county rate.

** - Elective tuition and fees may vary depending upon actual course selection.