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Workforce Development Degree

Program Description:
This program is developed jointly by Tulsa Community College and Tulsa Technology Center and is designed for individuals whose objective is to become qualified for an entry level supervisory or management position in the graphics and imaging industry. Course Location: Graphics and Imaging Technology courses will be taken at Tulsa Technology Center-Sand Springs Campus. General education courses will be offered by Tulsa Community College.


Degree Awarded: Associate in Applied Science


For More Information Contact:
Tulsa Community College Business and Information Technology Division at West Campus: (918) 595-8033
Tulsa Tech Career Resources Center Department: (918) 828-5250


Procedures for Application:
1. Apply for admission to Tulsa Tech at Selection is based upon career interest and academic preparedness. Contact 918-828-5260 for more information.
2. All prospective Graphics and Imaging Technology students must complete an application for enrollment to Tulsa Community College and submit their high school transcripts, GED scores, ACT/SAT scores, college transcripts and any previous training and/or education to any TCC campus registrar.
3. Acceptance to TCC does not guarantee admission to the Graphics and Imaging program at Tulsa Technology Center.


General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 18


English 6 hours
*ENGL 1113 Composition I
and select one course from the following:
*ENGL 1213 Composition II
*ENGL 2333 Technical/Professional Writing
*ENGL 2343 Business Communication I


Psychology 3 hours
PSYC 1313 Human Relations

Social Science 6 hours
POLS 1113 American Federal Government
and select one course from the following:
HIST 1483 U.S. History 1492 to Civil War Era
HIST 1493 U.S. History Civil War Era to Present

Speech 3 hours
Select one course from the following:

SPCH 1113 Speech Communication I
SPCH 2103 Interpersonal Communication


Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 44


Core Business Courses 6 hours


Business 3 hours
BUSN 1053 Introduction to Business


Management 3 hours
Select one course from the following:

MGMT 1353 Management Essentials
MGMT 2123 Leadership Development
MGMT 2363 Principles of Management


Graphics and Imaging Technology 32 hours
GRPH 1014 Introduction to Graphics Communications & Macintosh
*GRPH 1233 Digital File Preparation and Typography
*GRPH 1242 Digital File Output
*GRPH 1334 Press Operations I
*GRPH 1443 Finishing/Binding/Mailing/Distribution
*GRPH 2014 Graphic Imaging I
*GRPH 2022 Drawing and Illustration
*GRPH 2064 Graphic Imaging II
*GRPH 2132 Design and Layout
*GRPH 2224 Press Operations II


Recommended Electives 4 hours
The following courses are suggested:

BUSN/PHIL 1143 Introduction to Ethics: Business Issues
BUSN 1353 Business Math
BUSN/SPCH 2053 Intercultural Communication
BUSN 2503 Principles of Project Management
ECON 1353 Personal Finance
Select three credit hours from any Internship/Practicum


Total Credit Hours: 60
*Course has prerequisite (See course description section of catalog).


General education requirements can be found at: