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Graphic Arts Degrees

Graphic Arts Degrees

Major / Certificate Requirements

 

APPLIED GRAPHIC DESIGN/ DIGITAL IMAGING

(CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT/ASSOCIATE IN ARTS)

Course # Course Title Units
First Semester
GRART 111 Elements and Principles of Graphic Design 3
GRART 113 Typography 3
GRART 032 Digital Documents (Adobe InDesign) 3
Second Semester
GRART 112 Creative Process and Solutions 3
GRART 121 Applied Graphic Design 1 3
GRART 034 Adobe Illustrator Basics 3
Third Semester
GRART 122 Applied Graphic Design 2 3
GRART 036 Adobe Photoshop Basics 3
Fourth Semester
GRART 114 Graphic Design Technology 3
GRART 123 Applied Graphic Design 3 3
GRART 042 Web Graphics (Dreamweaver) 3
Total Required Units 33

 

GRAPHICS IN MOTION

(CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY)

Description: The Certificate of Proficiency in Graphics in Motion introduces students to the fundamental building blocks of animated filmmaking using art, animation principles, and personal creativity. Students will cover topics in basic drawing for animation; Disney’s 12 principles; timing and spacing of objects, nature, animals, and humans; and professional animation software.

Career Opportunities: Animation & assistant animation for advertising, TV, or games; assistant or lead video editing, timing, & production; assistants in small graphic arts or video production companies; advertising storyboards; digital video/movie-making, and independent film directing.

Course # Course Title Units
GRART 043 Web Graphics and Animation 3
GRART 150 Graphics in Motion-Introduction to Animation 3
GRART 051 Graphics in Motion-Intermediate Animation 3
Total Required Units 9