Program Overview

This certificate prepares students for the career of graphic design. Graphic Designers are typically responsible for graphic design production and pre press production. Graphic Designers create corporate branding and identification, logos, business cards, letterhead, newsletters, brochures, flyers, postcards and are responsible for the creation of publication marketing collateral. The Digital Art and Animation program provides the latest software and hardware to students in the graphic design certificate program. Faculty members have extensive industry experience and their expertise is critical to the success of students in this exciting and creative field.


Major: Core and Selective Requirements
Complete Core Courses, 19.5 units Units
MART 314 Introduction to Computer Graphics 3 units
MART 366 Color Management and Theory 3 units
MART 371 User Interface/User Experience Design 3 units
MART 372 Digital Illustration 3 units
MART 376 Introduction to Digital Imaging 3 units
MART 378 Digital Page Layout 3 units
MART 390 Portfolio Creation 1.5 units
Total Required Units: 19.5