Graphic Communications Systems Majors

Graphic Communication Systems is preparing students for the changing world of web-based communication. Electronic publishing and electronic technical drafting are influencing our society at an exponential rate. Your ability to plan and manage these communication processes is critical to your performance on the job. The design and development of games, publications, websites, and other communications, and the technology to carry these out are the focuses of graphic communications systems.

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Program Requirements
Current & Previous Curriculum Guides
Transfer Information

Plans of Study:

  • Computer Aided Drafting and Design
  • Integrated Internet Technology
  • Printing and Publishing

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The program is the only program in this area that focuses on both design and technology management.
Graduates are employed by a variety of companies, organizations, and governmental agencies.
Students learn about both design and graphics technology.
The department has a number of student organizations.

Career Paths:
  • Graphic Designer
  • Graphics-Related Technology Manager
  • Schedulers
  • Estimators
  • Account Managers
  • Architectural and Mechanical Design Technologists
Approx. Starting Salary Range: $40,000

Contact Information:
Department:  Graphic Design Technology
Dr. Vincent Childress or Dr. Sherry Abernathy
e-mail: childres@ncat.edu
Phone: 336-334-7550 x2281 or 336-334-7359


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