Advertising and Graphic Design Certificate
Division: Fine Arts
PROGRAM CODE: 2C35894
The Advertising and Graphic Design Certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the professions of advertising, graphic design or allied profession. The hands-on classes allow a student to create professional quality designs suitable for inclusion in a portfolio. This certificate requires a total of 40-41 units. A minimum grade of C is required in each course taken.
|Required Courses (34-35 units):|
|ART 123 F||Business Practices in Art||3|
|ART 140 F||Graphic Design I (formerly Introduction to Advertising and Graphic Design)||3|
|ART 145 F||Publication Design||3|
|ART 146 F||3|
|ART 147 F||Graphic Design II (formerly Production Techniques for Graphic Designers)||3|
|ART 148 F||Packaging Design||3|
|ART 299 F||Art Independent Study||1-2|
|DART 100 F||Introduction to Digital Art||3|
|DART 112 F||Vector Graphics||3|
|DART 132 F||Digital Imaging I||3|
|DART 140 F||Digital Publishing I||3|
|DART 146 F||Digital Publishing II||3|
|Restricted Electives (6 units):||6|
|Digital Photo Editing I||3|
|Introduction to Photography||3|
|Introduction to Printing||3|
Outcome 1: Create computer-generated publication designs that are suitable for inclusion in a student's portfolio.
Outcome 2: Demonstrate an understanding of electronic pre-press, typography, paper specification, and commercial printing methods.
Outcome 3: Apply the terminology of computer graphics to communications within the field of digital media.