Digital Art and Design Concentration

Digital Art and Design Concentration (27 Credits)

Required Digital Art Techniques Courses (3 credits)
ART122Digital Illustration and Page Layout
ART124Digital Imaging and Online media*
After completing the two Digital Art introductory design courses (Art 122 and Art 124), students will be required to submit a portfolio for admission into the Digital Art and Design Program. The portfolio will include a total of ten examples showcasing their skills in the following categories and software: digital illustration (2 utilizing Illustrator); photographic collage and painting (2 utilizing Photoshop); typographic experimentation and 2-D compositional layout (2 utilizing InDesign); web design/blogging and animation for web (2 utilizing Wordpress or Wix); and 2-D drawing or design (2 examples from Art 110, Art 201 or Art 202). Portfolios must be carefully prepared according to guidelines available in the Visual Arts Office. Portfolios must be submitted and approved before students can enroll in 300 level design courses. Courses with a grade of less than 2.0 (C) will not count towards the major. Transfer students will be reviewed utilizing similar criteria.
Required Design Courses (12 credits total)
ART122Digital Illustration and Page Layout
ART203Graphic Design I
Prerequisite: ART 122 and ART 124
ART329Graphic Design II
Prerequisite: ART 203 and Portfolio Review
ART335 Graphic Design III
Prerequisite: ART 329
OR ART 334 Art Exhibitions: Desgin, Documentation and Publicity
Choice of THREE courses from the following (9 credits)
ART213Creating Information Graphics
Prerequisite: LAC T2IT
ART214Fashion Design and Illustration
Prerequisite: ART 202 AND ART 122 OR ART 124
ART216Textile Design
Prerequisites: ART 214 and ART 122 or 124
ART226Public Art: Art and the Community
ART228Creative Problem Solving
ART310Web Design I
Prerequisite: ART 124
ART3252-D Animation
Prerequisite: ART 122, ART 124 AND ART 203
ART327Magazine Design
Prerequisite: ART 329
ART330Package Design
Prerequisite: Portfolio Review
ART334Art Exhibition: Design, Documentation and Publicity
Prerequisite: ART 329
ART338Graphic Design Style
Prerequisite: ART 203
ART343Introduction to 3D Animation
Prerequisite: ART 329
ART350Video Art
Prerequisite: ART 124
ART351Motion Graphics
Prerequisite: ART 329
ART365Special Topics in Art/Digital Art and Design
Prerequisite: TBD
ART390Practicum
ART403Advanced 3-D Animation
Prerequisite: ART 343
ART412Web Design II
Prerequisite: ART 310
ART421Digital Portfolio Preparation
Prerequisite: ART 329
ART450Advanced Digital Illustration
Prerequisite: ART 122, ART 124 & ART 329
ART470Advanced Topics in Art/Digital Art and Design (With consent of Instructor)
ART480Independent Study (With consent of Instructor/Chair/Dean)
ART490Internship (With consent of Instructor/Chair/Dean)
COM310Digital Photography
Major Capstone Course: Choose ONE of the following courses (3 credits)
ART432Eastern Design Group
Prerequisite: ART 335 OR ART 334 & Portfolio
ART436Graphic Design IV
Prerequisite: ART 335 OR ART 334
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