2022 - 2023 Dallas College Catalog

2022 - 2023 Catalog
Program: Digital Art and Design
Title: Visual Design Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, North Lake, and Richland 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.VISUAL

The Visual Design Certificate Program at Dallas College provides students the basic knowledge and skills to develop the real-world skills and design knowledge necessary for a graduate to advance in career paths appropriate to their own interests and abilities. This certificate emphasizes real-world hands-on technical and conceptual skills, imagination, theory and encourages artists to incorporate these skills, a focused visual language, and experience into various fields. All courses taken in the certificate will apply to the AAS degree in Digital Art and Design.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 3
ARTC 2317 Typographic Design OR 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration (3)
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
ARTS 2356 Photography 1 OR 3
ARTC 1309 Basic Illustration (3)
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing 1 3
ARTC 1317 Design Communication 1 3
IMED 1316 Web Design 1 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media 3
Semester Total 15
Minimum Hours Required 27

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.