Computer Graphics Certificate
PROGRAM CODE: 2C10609
The Computer Graphics Certificate provides the skills necessary to create digital drawings, paintings and illustrations, building a portfolio representative of the student's artistic talents and technical proficiency. This certificate is designed to help students find employment in occupations that desire entry-level skills in computer-aided art and design. This certificate program requires the completion of 28-30 units of which 24 units are in required courses. An additional 4-6 units must be chosen from the restricted electives listed below. A grade of C or better is required in each course taken.
|Required Computer Graphics Introduction Class - select from the following (3 units):||3|
|Introduction to Digital Art||3|
|Introduction to Web Graphics||3|
|Introduction to Maya 3D||3|
|Digital Drawing - Dynamic Sketching||3|
|Required Art Introduction Class - select from the following (3 units):||3|
|Required Advanced Classes (12 units):|
|ART 182 F||Basic Drawing||3|
|DART 112 F||Vector Graphics||3|
|DART 132 F||Digital Imaging I||3|
|DART 140 F||Digital Publishing I||3|
|Required Additional Computer Graphics Classes - Select from the following (6 units):|
|DART 146 F||Digital Publishing II||3|
|DART 170 F||Digital Photo Editing I||3|
|Restricted Electives (4-6 units):||4-6|
|Business Practices in Art||3|
|Graphic Design II (formerly Production Techniques for Graphic Designers)||3|
|Art Independent Study||1-2|
|3D Computer Animation||3|
|2D Computer Animation||3|
|Interactive Multimedia Design||3|
|Introduction to Printing||3|
Outcome 1: Demonstrate basic use of computer graphics software and hardware, and be able to demonstrate basic competence in selected image-making techniques.
Outcome 2: Apply the terminology of computer graphics to communications within the field of digital media.
Outcome 3: Create effective documents by effectively using the concepts of design, such as: color, style, typography and composition.
Outcome 4: Create projects that demonstrate specialized knowledge of 2D computer animation and multi-media projects from initial design concept through project completion that clearly illustrates the student’s solutions.