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Program Type: Certificate of Achievement

Division: School of Visual, Media and Performing Arts

Program Description:
The curriculum prepares students to seek employment in the advertising/graphic design industry as entry-level production designers or junior graphic designers. Emphasis is on a solid foundation in the area of commercial art. Students will develop a portfolio.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Effective academic year: 2007-2008

Required Units in the Major:    48

Required Courses
  Semester I (12 units)
ART 011A - FOUNDATION DRAWING (3.0 units)
  ART 015 - SKETCHING FOR DESIGN (3.0 units)
  ART 031A - COLOR AND COMPOSITION--TWO DIMENSIONAL DESIGN (3.0 units)
  PHOT 021 - ELEMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester II (12 units)
ART 016 - PERSPECTIVE (3.0 units)
  ART 032A - DESIGN-THREE DIMENSIONAL (3.0 units)
  ART 050A - INTRODUCTION TO ADVERTISING GRAPHIC DESIGN (3.0 units)
  ART 051A - LETTERING FUNDAMENTALS (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester III (12 units)
ART 018 - RENDERING (3.0 units)
  ART 050B - INTERMEDIATE ADVERTISING/GRAPHIC DESIGN (3.0 units)
  ART 056 - COMPUTER ASSISTED DRAWING & PAINTING (3.0 units)
  PHOT 030 - INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL IMAGE EDITING (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester IV (12 units)
PHOT 130 - ADVANCED DIGITAL IMAGE EDITING (3.0 units)
  ART 050C - ADVANCED ADVERTISING/GRAPHIC DESIGN (3.0 units)
  ART 052A - INTRODUCTION TO ILLUSTRATION (3.0 units)
  ART 001A - HISTORY OF WESTERN ART (3.0 units)
  OR
  ART 001B - HISTORY OF WESTERN ART (3.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives
  ART 024 - PRINTMAKING - SILK SCREEN (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 031B - COLOR THEORY (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 034A - CRAFTS - MATERIALS AND PROCESSES (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 051B - LETTERING AND TYPOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 118 - ADVANCED RENDERING (3.0 units)
  &
  BUS 002 - PERSONAL FINANCE (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)
  &
  MRKT 020 - MARKETING MANAGEMENT (3.0 units)
  &
  MRKT 133 - MARKETING TRENDS (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 023A - COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 024A - EXPERIMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 026A - BEGINNING FILMMAKING--ELECTRONIC (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 026B - INTERMEDIATE FILMMAKING--ELECTRONIC (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 026C - ADVANCED FILMMAKING (3.0 units)
  &
  GRFX 010 - INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (2.0 units)
  &
  ART 040 - INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL TOOLS (3.0 units)