Program Overview

The Digital Art and Animation Department provides courses taught by faculty with extensive academic, professional, and industry experience. Students are guided through the department's project based courses to develop the knowledge and skills needed to incorporate the principles of visual communication in their work. Each course provides students with projects and evaluating critiques that challenge their creative problem solving skills. A culminating course (MART 390) provides the opportunity for students to construct their electronic or print portfolio utilizing these projects.


Major: Core and Selective Requirements
Complete Core Courses, 21 units Units
MART 314 Introduction to Computer Graphics 3 units
MART 366 Color Management and Theory 3 units
MART 372 Digital Illustration 3 units
MART 376 Introduction to Digital Imaging 3 units
MART 379 Introduction to Digital Animation 3 units
MART 385 Coding for Designers and Artists 3 units
MART 389 Digital Media Careers 1.5 units
MART 390 Portfolio Creation 1.5 units
Selective Courses, choose a minimum of 6 units from the following: Units
MART 325 Digital Painting 3 units
MART 362 Introduction to Digital Photography 3 units
MART 371 User Interface/User Experience Design 3 units
MART 378 Digital Page Layout 3 units
Total Required Units: 27