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

The major in Communication Design 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.

The Communication Design curriculum focuses on: 

  • concept development
  • layout systems and information systems
  • digital design foundation
  • web design
  • research
  • typography
  • photography
  • presentation skills


» Two-Year Associate Degree Program
» One-Year Associate Degree Program
» Evening/Weekend Bachelor Degree Program: For information, see Admissions or contact the Communication Design Department.

Course Descriptions

Learning Outcomes

For curriculum information prior to the current academic year, please refer to the catalog of your entering year. To view previous catalogs, visit the Undergraduate Catalog page.