The next program intake of 24 students will be for the Fall 2020 semester. Applications will be accepted between April 30, 2020-June 1, 2020. Acceptance to the program is based on a selection process. Review the advising sheet for all application requirements
Step One: ApplicationComplete your online application to Southeast Community College.
Step Two: Math and Reading/English Placement ScoreWe accept the ACT, SAT, Accuplacer, or the Next Generation Accuplacer test. SCC uses the reading score for English course placement. Reading scores must be from within the last 5 years and math scores must be from within the last 3 years.
Step Three: Visual Awareness AssessmentDue to the evolving COVID-19 situation, as of April 23, the decision has been made to waive the Visual Awareness and Communication Assessment requirement. For students that have already completed the Visual Awareness and Communication Assessment, please know that it will not be considered as part of the review of your application.
Step Four: Prepare Your Portfolio Submit a maximum of six (6) examples of your creative art work to the GDMA Applications Drop Box during the application period. The drop box link will be sent to you once an application for the GDMA program has been received. The GDMA program will be looking for students who have an eye for and who can understand and communicate a message visually. Portfolio examples should include still life or other pencil drawings. The portfolio can also include digital art, design work, paintings, and photography that showcase an understanding of: Composition, Texture, Depth, Line, Light, Patters/Shape, and Vantage Point.
Step Five: OrientationGD|MA instructors will be reviewing each applicant’s Visual Awareness Assessment and portfolio against a rubric. GD|MA will accept the top 20 scoring candidates who meet all other program and college requirements. Applicants will be notified in May, 2020 if they have been accepted into the GD|MA program. Once applicants have been accepted into the program, they will need to attend a college New Student Orientation and a GD|MA program orientation to secure their seat in program. Students who fail to attend orientations will be dropped from the program and will need to reapply for the next available start date.