Graphic Design Level I

Arts Division
Certificate N0487

This multi-level certificate program is designed to prepare students for careers in the Graphic Design field of Communication Art. Students are given creative design and technology skills necessary to develop successful graphic design for print, web, and other media. This Graphic Design Level I certificate offers the essential skills required for entry-level employment opportunities as a production or layout artist, interface or content designer, publication artist, print advertising artist, or desktop publisher. The production software reflects industry standards and course content is driven by industry needs.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
ARTD 20Design: Two-Dimensional3
ARTC 100Fundamentals of Graphic Design3
ARTC 120Print Design and Advertising3
ARTC 140Vector Design and Illustration3
ARTC 160Typography3
PHOT 58Photography & Video Social Media Marketing3
Total Units18

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