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About the Program

The Computer Technologies Department compliments the Great Basin College mission by delivering computer technology education to a diverse, far-flung, and dynamic population. One of the hallmarks of the department is its ability to respond to the current and future needs of the community. The Computer Technologies Department offers initial training and retraining, job enhancement opportunities, and national certifications in a variety of office technologies.

You can earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Graphic Communications. Students earning this degree will be able to design products that convey information, ideas, and feelings using words and images. Examples of these products include logos, posters, web pages, signs, packaging, and promotional items. Students will be able to follow a design process and use software for image creation and editing, illustration, typography, and layout. With this degree students will be prepared for entry-level work such as an assistant designer or an assistant production artist.

Getting Started

  • Contact Admissions and Records for admission procedures at 775.327.2059.

  • Complete an official application for admission.

  • Request that your official transcripts be sent to GBC.

  • Contact Computer Technologies Faculty for advisement at 775.327.2204.


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Program Faculty

Kathy Schwandt

For More Information, Contact

Kathy Schwandt: 775.327.2198, kathy.schwandt(a)

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