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FIT offers an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Communication Design Foundation. See eligibility requirements before you apply.

The major in Communication Design Foundation is a foundation program that provides qualified students an opportunity to advance to upper division BFA programs in Advertising Design, Graphic Design, and Packaging Design, as well as prepare for entry level positions in advertising agencies, graphic and corporate communications firms, department stores, art studios, publications, and in digital agencies.

Two-Year Associate Degree Program
Intensive One-Year Associate Degree Program
Evening/Weekend Associate Degree Program

The Communication Design Foundation curriculum focuses on:

  • Concept development
  • Layout systems and information systems
  • Digital design foundation
  • Web design
  • Research
  • Typography
  • Photography
  • Presentation skills
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