Graphic Design - Level 2 - Motion Graphics (Certificate T0685)

Arts Division
Certificate T0685

This multi-level certificate program is designed to prepare students for careers in the Graphic Design field of Communication Art. In this Level 2 - Motion Graphics emphasis, students are given the creative, design, and technology skills necessary to design and develop successful video and motion graphics for web, social media and other marketing channels. These skills include the development of commercial-art-related motion graphics, distributed on or through various marketing channels such as YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and business websites. 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
PLUS
Graphic Design - Level 2 - Motion Graphics 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
Completion of the Graphic Design - Level 2 - Motion Graphics Coursework
ARTC 200Web Design3
ARTC 220Creative Design and Compositing3
ARTC 272Motion Graphics, Compositing and Visual Effects3
ARTC 290Portfolio3
R-TV 19ABeginning Video Production3
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
 Units9
Fall Term 2
ARTC 200 Web Design 3 3
ARTC 220 Creative Design and Compositing 3 3
 Units6
Spring Term 2
R-TV 19A Beginning Video Production 3 3
ARTC 272 Motion Graphics, Compositing and Visual Effects 3 3
ARTC 290 Portfolio 3 3
Certificate: Graphic Design-Motion Graphics Certificate: Graphic Design-Motion Graphics  
Level II T0685 submit petition at inside mtsac.edu 5  
student tab, self service, #45 5  
 Units9
 Total Units33
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