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Degree Plans - Visual Communications - Web Design and Graphics Certificate (Archived)

This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010.
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(Level I Certificate)

Brookhaven only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.VC.WEB.DES.GRPH

This curriculum is designed to provide the skills necessary for an entry-level position as a Web Designer. Emphasis is upon the visual presentation of websites including concept development, page and navigation design and the preparation of graphics and images as well as the technical skills and software applications required in web page construction.



ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I 3
ARTS 1311 2-D Design OR 3
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design (3)
ARTC 1309 Basic Illustration 3
ARTC 1317 Design Communication I 3
IMED 1416 Web Design I 4


ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media 3
IMED 1345 Interactive Digital Media I 3
IMED 1359 Writing for Digital Media 3
IMED 2315 Web Design II 3
Minimum Hours Required 31

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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