Graphic Design

For More Information Contact:

Colleen Bredahl
Graphics Design Instructor
Phone: 701.255.3285 Ext. 1419

The Graphic Design program at United Tribes Technical College is committed to encouraging and helping students to develop skills necessary for employment or self-employment in the Graphic Design, field.

The coursework reflects UTTC’s commitment to preserving the traditional arts of native people while including state-of-the-art technology with a fully functional print shop. Students will receive work experience by working on projects for departments on campus.

If you want to become a Graphic Designer, UTTC is the best place to prepare yourself and move effectively towards achieving your goals! Students are introduced to a variety of traditional and contemporary designs with a heavy emphasis on developing their own individual style and emphasis on developing products.

Throughout the coursework, professional presentation and marketing strategies are explored and emphasized. The goal of the department is to give our graduates a competitive edge when seeking employment or presenting themselves and their work to prospective clients and employers. A wide variety of opportunities await qualified graduates as entry-level employees in the fields of graphic design as well as the management and operation of a personal business.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Graphic Design program will be able to:

  1. Present and market an e-portfolio
  2. Implement safety procedures
  3. Utilize technology in the industry
  4. Illustrate creative designs

Job Projections

For possible career opportunities for this program, click here.


Graphic Design AAS Degree Plan

Course Offerings

Course Code Course Description Credits
Fall Offerings
CSC 103 Introduction to Computers 3
LAR 103 Open Lab 1
ART 239 Graphic Design Production 3
ART 225 Illustration 4
ART 241 Design & Desktop Publishing 3
NAS 112A Tribal Arts I 3
NAS 212A Tribal Arts II 2
HUM 113 Drawing I 3
Spring Offerings
ART 242 Advanced Design & Desktop Publishing 3
ART 230 Graphic Design Industry 4
LAB 104 Graphic Design Lab 1
ART 270 Portfolio Presentation 3
ART 297 Graphic Arts Internship 4