Graphic and Communication Design

What You’ll Learn

Students will prepare for careers that communicate ideas and information to the public and include the areas of graphic communication, graphic design, interactive multimedia/animation and audio and video and film production skills and processes. Students will design and create dynamic brand identifications, products, animations and digital media, while creating a personal portfolio showcasing their ideas and talents.

Students will be introduced to a variety of digital media used in online advertising, social-media marketing and website implementation, including video production and post-production, animation and motion graphics. Additionally, this program provides training opportunities in screen-printing, press operations and bindery, page layout, digital photography and illustration, advertising design, and marketing presentations used in “real-world” projects.

Licenses/Certificates Available

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop

This program has an Oakland Technical Early College option with an additional application required.


Northwest Campus • Anne George, Counselor • 248.922.5802 •

Southeast Campus • Angela Haley, Counselor • 248.288.4020 •

Southwest Campus • Amy Flynn, Counselor • 248.668.5608 •