The certificate programs in digital arts reflect the rapidly changing industry of the advertising/graphic design field in relation to graphic design for printed media, the impact of web design on e-commerce, and the integration of motion graphics into this field. The programs are designed with a combination of courses from fine art and digital media to develop technical skills and creativity in the areas of digital imaging, electronic page layout, graphic principles of web design, and interactive design for multimedia. Graduates of these programs will find entry into the profession at various levels with employment opportunities in the fields of advertising, graphic design, printing industry and e-commerce.
Core courses (See above) 12
Fundamentals of Typography 3 Art 122,
Graphic Design I 3
Digital Design with Photoshop II 3 Art 164,
Web Design with Flash 3 Art 168,
Digital Media: Portfolio & Business Strategies 3
Art 129/Computer Science 155,
Graphic Design Concepts for the Web 3
Digital Illustration with Illustrator 3
Art 229/Computer Science 156,
Multimedia Applications for the Web 3
Electives from recommended list 3
Recommended electives: Art 009, 111, 121B, 128, 131, 133A, 141, 196A, 197A, 197B, 198, 221, 228, 230, 294, 298; Business Applications 168; Computer Science 100; Photography 180,191.