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2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog
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2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Multimedia Technology
Degree Plan: Visual Design Level 1 Certificate

(Level 1Certificate)

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.MULT.VISUAL.I.19

The Visual Design Certificate prepares students for image creation and manipulation on the computer. Courses focus on graphics, digital imaging techniques, animation and 3-D graphics manipulation. Students also learn to incorporate graphics in pages for the internet, print and motion graphics.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media OR 3
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design (3)
IMED 1316 Web Design 13
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1OR 3
ARTS 2348 Digital Media (3)
ARTC 1359 Visual Design for New Media 3
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
ARTV 1303 Basic Animation 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
ARTS 1316 Drawing 13
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering 1 OR 3
ARTC 1317 Design Communication 1(3)
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging 23
+Elective Specialty Course 3
+Elective Specialty Course 3
Semester Total 12
Minimum Hours Required 36

+Specialty Elective Course - must be selected from the following:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing 1 3
ARTC 2340 Computer Illustration 2 3
ARTS 1317 Drawing 2 3
ARTS 2316 Painting 1 3
ARTS 2356 Photography 1 (fine arts emphasis) 3
ARTV 1311 Storyboard 3
ARTV 2301 2-D Animation 1 3
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video 3
IMED 1391 Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design 3
IMED 2313 Project Analysis and Design 3
IMED 2315 Web Design 2 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.