2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Digital Art and Design
Degree Plan: Digital Art and Design Certificate

(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.