2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Digital Art and Design

DIGITAL ART AND DESIGN -- DIGITAL ART AND DESIGN

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

Cedar Valley and North Lake campus only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.DAD.DIG.ART.20

This degree is designed to develop the hands-on skills and conceptual art knowledge necessary for a graduate to advance in career paths appropriate to their own interests and abilities. The program will allow students to gain skills in using industry standard equipment and software and will stress the role of motion graphics in designing and producing professional graphics for the web, animation, and video games.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTS 1311 Design 1 3
ARTS 2356 Photography 1 (fine arts emphasis) OR 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration (3)
ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation 3
ARTS 1316 Drawing 1 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
ARTS 1312 Design 2 3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 1 # OR 3
ARTC 2317 Typographic Design (3)
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
IMED 1316 Web Design 1 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing 1 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
ARTS 1317 Drawing 2 3
+Elective Animation and Modeling Emphasis (one recommended course) OR 3
+Elective Print/Web Emphasis (one recommended course) (3)
++Elective Art History or Studio Course (one course) 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
++++Elective Mathematics Elective 3
+ARTV Animation/Modeling Emphasis (required courses) OR 6
+ARTC Print/Web Emphasis (required courses) (6)
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
Semester Total 15
Minimum Hours Required 60

#Students who select the Animation and Modeling Emphasis must take ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 1 in Semester 2.

NOTE: A total of three courses must be selected from the same emphasis area.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation 1 3
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation 2 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTS 2323 Life Drawing 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation 1 3
ARTV 2330 2-D Animation 2 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTS 2323 Life Drawing 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation 1 3
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 2 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTS 2326 Sculpture 3
ARTS 2346 Ceramics 1 3
ARTV 2335 Portfolio Development for Animation 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media 3
ARTC 2335 Portfolio Development for Graphic Design OR 3
ARTC 2388 Internship-Commercial and Advertising Art (3)
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging 2 3
ITSE 1311 Beginning Web Programming 3
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3

 

++Elective - Art History or Studio Course must be selected from the following:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1349 Art Direction 1 3
ARTC 1392 Special Topics in Design and Visual Communications 3
ARTS 1303 Art History 1 3
ARTS 1304 Art History 2 3
ARTS 2311 Design 3 (Color Theory) 3
ARTS 2313 Graphic Design 3
ARTS 2316 Painting 1 3
ARTS 2333 Printmaking 1 3
ARTS 2348 Digital Media 3
ARTS 2357 Photography II (fine arts emphasis) 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
FLMC 1331 Video Graphics and Visual Effects 1 3
MRKG 2349 Advertising and Sales Promotion 3
RTVB 1391 Special Topics in Radio and Television Broadcasting 3

+++Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Science.

++++Mathematics Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.

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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DIGITAL ART AND DESIGN -- DIGITAL ART AND DESIGN

(Level 1 Certificate)

Cedar Valley and North Lake campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: C1.DAD.DIG.ART.20

This certificate provides students the basic knowledge and skills to work effectively in entry-level positions such as a Digital Art and Design Specialist. All courses taken in the certificate will apply to the AAS degree in Digital Art and Design.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTS 1311 Design 1 3
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 3
ARTS 2356 Photography 1 (fine arts emphasis) OR 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration (3)
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTS 1316 Drawing 1 3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 1 OR 3
ARTC 2317 Typographic Design (3)
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
+Elective Animation and Modeling Emphasis (one course) OR 3
+Elective Print/Web Emphasis (one course) (3)
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing 1 3
ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation 3
+Elective Animation and Modeling Emphasis (two courses) OR 6
+Elective Print/Web Emphasis (two courses) (6)
Semester Total 12
Minimum Hours Required 36

#Students who select the Animation and Modeling Emphasis must take ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 1 in Semester 2.

NOTE: A total of three courses must be selected from the same emphasis area.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTS 1312 Design 2 OR 3
ARTS 2323 Life Drawing (3)
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation 1 3
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation 2 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration OR 3
ARTS 2323 Life Drawing (3)
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation 1 3
ARTV 2330 2-D Animation 2 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTS 2323 Life Drawing 3
ARTS 2346 Ceramics 1 OR 3
ARTS 2326 Sculpture (3)
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 2 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media 3
ARTC 2335 Portfolio Development for Graphic Design OR 3
ARTC 2388 Internship-Commercial and Advertising Art (3)
IMED 1316 Web Design 1 3

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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DIGITAL ART AND DESIGN -- DIGITAL ART AND DESIGN SPECIALIST

(Level 1 Certificate)

Cedar Valley and North Lake campus only

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

Degree Plan Code: C1.DAD.SPECIAL.20

This certificate is designed for students who wish to concentrate in a particular art area within the Digital Art and Design field. Five curriculum options include 3-D Animation, 2-D Animation, Environmental Modeling, Print, or Web. The curriculum will familiarize students with art and technical concepts, skills, tools, and related computer software. With completion of the program, students should gain creative, conceptual, and technical and communication skills needed for an entry-level position within the selected field.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 3
+Elective Animation and Modeling Emphasis (one course) OR 3
+Elective Print/Web Emphasis (one course) (3)
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
+Elective Animation and Modeling Emphasis (four courses) OR 12
+Elective Print/Web Emphasis (four courses) (12)
Semester Total 12
Minimum Hours Required 21

NOTE: A total of five courses must be selected from the same emphasis area.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTS 1316 Drawing 1 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation 1 3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 1 3
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation 2 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTS 1316 Drawing 1 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation 1 3
ARTV 2330 2-D Animation 2 3
ARTV 2335 Portfolio Development for Animation 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTS 1316 Drawing 1 3
ARTS 2346 Ceramics 1 OR 3
ARTS 2326 Sculpture (3)
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 1 3
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 2 3
ARTV 2335 Portfolio Development for Animation 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing 1 3
ARTC 2335 Portfolio Development for Graphic Design OR 3
ARTC 2388 Internship-Commercial and Advertising Art (3)
ARTS 1311 Design 1 3
ARTS 1316 Drawing 1 3
ARTS 2356 Photography 1 (fine arts emphasis) OR 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration (3)
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media 3
ARTC 2335 Portfolio Development for Graphic Design OR 3
ARTC 2388 Internship-Commercial and Advertising Art (3)
ARTS 1311 Design 1 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
IMED 1316 Web Design 1 3

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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