Graphic Design & Illustration
Certificates and Degrees

Certificates

Graphic Design
Commercial and Entertainment Arts
Certificate T0321

This program is designed to prepare students for careers in the Graphic Design field of Commercial Art. Students will be given a balanced blend of creative, design, and technology skills necessary to develop successful graphic design for print, web, and other media channels. Production software is industry standard and course content is driven industry needs.

Required Courses:

 Name

 Description

 Units

ARTD 20 Design: Two Dimensional 3.0  CSU, UC
ARTC 100 Graphic Design I 3.0
ARTC 120 Graphic Design II 3.0
ARTC 140 Graphic Design III 3.0
ARTC 160 Typography 3.0
ARTC 200 Web Design 3.0
ARTC 220 Graphic Design IV 3.0
ARTC 280 Commercial Art Studio 4.0
ARTC 290 Portfolio 3.0
Plus One Elective  Elective (see choices below)  3.0

Total Units 31.0

Electives:  Select one (1) course from:

 Name

 Description

 Units

ANIM 104 Drawing Fundamentals 3.0  CSU, UC
ANIM 130 Introduction to 3-D Computer Animation   3.0  CSU
ANIM 172 Motion Graphics 3.0  CSU
ARTC 165 Illustration 3.0  CSU
ARTD 21 Color and Composition 3.0  CSU, UC

 

Web Design
Commercial and Entertainment Arts
Certificate L0618
This program is designed to provide students with a combination of design and technical skills necessary for entry-level employment as a Web page designer.

Required Courses:

 Name

 Description

 Units

ARTD 20 Design: Two Dimensional 3.0  CSU, UC
ARTC 100 Graphic Design I 3.0
ARTC 120 Graphic Design II 3.0
ARTC 160 Typography 3.0
ARTC 200 Web Design 3.0
ARTC 220 Graphic Design IV  3.0
ANIM 172 Motion Graphics 3.0  CSU

Total Units 21.0

Degrees

Graphic Design
Commercial and Entertainment Arts
Major S0318

This program is designed to prepare students for careers in the Graphic Design field of Commercial Art. Students will be given a balanced blend of creative, design, and technology skills necessary to develop successful graphic design for print, web, and other media channels. Production software is industry standard and course content is driven by industry needs.

Required Courses:

 Name

 Description

 Units

ARTD 15A Drawing: Beginning 3.0  CSU, UC
ARTD 17A Drawing: Life 3.0  CSU, UC
ARTD 20 Design: Two Dimensional 3.0  CSU, UC
ARTD 25A Painting: Beginning 3.0  CSU, UC
ARTC 100 Graphic Design I 3.0
ARTC 120 Graphic Design II 3.0
ARTC 160 Typography 3.0
ARTC 165 Illustration 3.0
ARTC 290 Portfolio  3.0
Plus One Elective  Elective (see choices below) 3.0

Total Units 30.0

Elective: Select one (1) course from:

Name

Description

Units

AHIS 5 History of Western Art: Renaissance Through Modern 3.0  CSU,UC
or    
AHIS 5H History of Modern Art: Renaissance Through Modern - Honors 3.0  CSU,UC
AHIS 6 History of Modern Art 3.0  CSU,UC
or    
AHIS 6H History of Modern Art - Honors 3.0  CSU,UC

 

Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences
Emphasis in Fine Arts Degree A8983

Concentration - Illustration

An emphasis in Fine Arts provides the student with an understanding of the practices and theories of tradi­tional and contemporary two and three-dimensional studio arts and an introduction to the history of Western art. In addition to the foundation courses, students select 12 units from the list of approved electives for one concentration.

Required Courses:

Name

Description

Units

ARTD 15A   Drawing: Beginning 3.0  CSU, UC
ARTD 17A Drawing: Life 3.0  CSU, UC
ARTD 20 Design: Two-Dimensional 3.0  CSU, UC
ARTD 21     Design: Color and Composition 3.0  CSU, UC
ARTD 25A Beginning Painting I 3.0  CSU, UC
ARTS 22 Design: Three-Dimensional 3.0
AHIS 4 History of Western Art:Prehistoric through Gothic 3.0  CSU, UC
or    
AHIS 4H History of Western Art:Prehistoric through Gothic - Honors 3.0  CSU, UC
AHIS 5 History of Western Art: Renaissance through Modern 3.0  CSU, UC
or    
AHIS 5H History of Western Art: Renaissance through Modern - Honors 3.0  CSU, UC

PLUS Select twelve (12) units from the following:

 
ARTC 100 Graphic Design I 3.0  CSU
ARTC 163 Dynamic Sketching 3.0  CSU
ARTC 165 Illustration 3.0  CSU
ARTC 167 Visual Development 3.0  CSU
ARTC 169 Conceptual Illustration 3.0
ARTC 290 Portfolio 3.0
ARTD 19A Figure Painting 3.0

 

NOTE: Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information; however, students should consult the College Catalog for the most current and accurate information regarding courses.

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