Required Courses

Graphic & Web Design Courses

In this program, students learn graphic & web design techniques from beginning to end, and work with experienced industry professionals to create competitive portfolios.

FALL QUARTER
Title Course Number Units
Visual Communications: Fundamentals of Design
ART-40455
4.5
Visual Communications: Digital Illustration
ART-40456
4.5
Visual Communications: Digital Imaging
ART-40360
4.5
WINTER QUARTER
Title Course Number Units
Introduction to Digital Design
ART-40362
4.5
Digital Photography
ART-40429
4.5
Digital Publication
ART-40359
4.5
SPRING QUARTER
Title Course Number Units
Intermediate Digital Design
ART-40363
4.5
Introduction to Web Design
ART-40333
4.5
Introduction to Web Programming
ART-40334
4.5
SUMMER QUARTER
Title Course Number Units
Introduction to Content Management Systems
ART-40335
4.5
Intermediate Web Programming
ART-40336
4.5
Digital Arts Center Portfolio Development
ART-40347
4.5

View course matrix on Extension website

Business and Marketing

Following successful completion of the Graphic & Web Design, Mobile Applications Development, or Video & Editing Program, students will have acquired extensive design knowledge and applied it to numerous professional-level production projects. Throughout the program, instructors and guest speakers will teach basic business principles and techniques for marketing and self-promotion. Business strategies, copyright and legal issues, marketing, and job placement strategies are covered. The ongoing evolution of portfolios, reels, and presentation skills continue to be refined while interfacing with various circles of the design community.

Upon successful completion of these certificates, students will:

  • Possess professional level skill sets and be prepared for employment with the refinement of portfolios and presentation skills
  • Understand business/marketing practices as uniquely applied to the digital designer
  • Take part in internships / externships (optional)

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