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Program Type: Certificate of Achievement

Division: Visual Arts and Media Studies

Program Description:
The program prepares students with a portfolio to enter the product design profession as an entry-level designer. The courses develop a broad range of skills to seek employment in such diverse industries as product, transportation, environmental, entertainment and apparel/accessories design. Projects emphasize creativity, function, environmental, and social concerns.

Portfolios can also be used for transfer application to four-year and graduate programs.

Completion of all courses with a grade of C or better is required for the certificate.

Effective Summer 2012.

Required Units in the Major:    33

Required Courses
  Semester I (12 units)
ART 015 - SKETCHING FOR DESIGN (3.0 units)
  EDT 008A - ENGINEERING GRAPHICS (3.0 units)
  ART 016 - PERSPECTIVE (3.0 units)
  ART 031A - COLOR AND COMPOSITION--TWO DIMENSIONAL DESIGN (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester II (9 units)
ART 018 - RENDERING (3.0 units)
  ART 033A - PRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION (3.0 units)
  ART 050A - INTRODUCTION TO ADVERTISING GRAPHIC DESIGN (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester III (6 units)
ART 033B - PRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION (3.0 units)
  ART 036A - JEWELRY/METAL FABRICATION (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester IV (6 units)
ART 033C - PRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION (3.0 units)
  ART 025 - SCULPTURE (3.0 units)
  OR
  ART 038A - CERAMICS (3.0 units)
  OR
  FASH 001A - FASHION SURVEY (3.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives
  ART 004D - HISTORY OF MODERN ART IN EUROPE AND AMERICA (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 026 - SCULPTURE (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 027 - SCULPTURE TECHNOLOGY-METAL CASTING AND MOLD MAKING (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 036B - JEWELRY/METAL FABRICATION (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 036C - JEWELRY CASTING (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 038B - CERAMICS (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 038C - CERAMICS (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 050B - INTERMEDIATE ADVERTISING/GRAPHIC DESIGN (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 050C - ADVANCED ADVERTISING/GRAPHIC DESIGN (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 118 - ADVANCED RENDERING (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 110A - SKILLS FOR SUCCESS IN DESIGN DIGITAL MEDIA (1.0 units)
  &
  BUS 002 - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (3.0 units)
  &
  BUS 009 - INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (3.0 units)
  &
  BUS 010 - INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT (3.0 units)
  &
  BUS 011A - BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS (3.0 units)
  &
  ENGR 002 - DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY (3.0 units)
  &
  ENGR 015A - APPLIED MECHANICS-STATICS (3.0 units)
  &
  MACH 220A - INTRODUCTION TO MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY (3.0 units)
  &
  MRKT 020 - MARKETING MANAGEMENT (3.0 units)
  &
  MRKT 133 - MARKETING TRENDS (3.0 units)
  &
  WELD 044A - INTRODUCTION TO GAS WELDING (1.0 units)
  &
  ART 034B - CRAFTS - MATERIALS AND PROCESSES (3.0 units)
  &
  EDT 008B - MECHANICAL DESIGN (3.0 units)
  &
  EDT 008C - DESIGN ENGINEERING (4.0 units)
  &
  EDT 118 - A/E/C MODELING (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 001A - HISTORY OF WESTERN ART (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 011A - FOUNDATION DRAWING (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 031A - COLOR AND COMPOSITION--TWO DIMENSIONAL DESIGN (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 034A - CRAFTS - MATERIALS AND PROCESSES (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 021 - ELEMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)