Graphic Design - Level 2 - Generalist (Certificate T0683)

Arts Division
Certificate T0683

This multi-level certificate program is designed to prepare students for careers in the Graphic Design field of Communication Art. In this Level 2 Generalist emphasis, students are given a balanced blend of creative, design, and technology skills necessary to develop successful graphic design for print and web. The production software reflects industry standards and course content is driven by industry needs.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Completion of the Graphic Design Level 1 Coursework (18 units)18
PLUS
Completion of the Graphic Design - Level 2 - Generalist coursework15
Total Units33
Course Prefix Course Name Units
Graphic Design - Level 1 Coursework
ARTC 100Fundamentals of Graphic Design3
ARTC 120Print Design and Advertising3
ARTC 140Vector Design and Illustration3
ARTC 160Typography3
ARTD 20Design: Two-Dimensional3
PHOT 58Photography & Video Social Media Marketing3
Total Units18
Course Prefix Course Name Units
Graphic Design - Level 2 - Generalist Coursework
ARTC 200Web Design3
ARTC 210Corporate Identity and Branding3
ARTC 220Creative Design and Compositing3
ARTC 290Portfolio3
ARTD 15ADrawing: Beginning3
or ANIM 104 Drawing Fundamentals
Total Units15

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
ARTD 20 Design: Two-Dimensional 3 3
PHOT 58 Photography & Video Social Media Marketing 3 3
ARTC 100 Fundamentals of Graphic Design 3 3
 Units9
Spring Term 1
ARTC 120 Print Design and Advertising 3 3
ARTC 140 Vector Design and Illustration 3 3
ARTC 160 Typography 3 3
Certificate: Graphic Design, Level I N0487 7  
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 Units9
Fall Term 2
ARTC 200 Web Design 3 3
ARTC 210 Corporate Identity and Branding 3 3
 Units6
Spring Term 2
ARTC 220 Creative Design and Compositing 3 3
ARTC 290 Portfolio 3 3
Certificate: Graphic Design Generalist Certificate: Graphic Design Generalist  
Level II T0683 Submit petition at inside mtsac.edu 3  
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 Units6
 Total Units30
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