(Level I Certificate)
- 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.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.
|IMED 1301||Introduction to Digital Media OR||3|
|ARTC 1305||Basic Graphic Design||(3)|
|IMED 1316||Web Design I||3|
|ARTC 1302||Digital Imaging I OR||3|
|ARTS 2348||Digital Art I||(3)|
|ARTC 1359||Visual Design for New Media||3|
|ARTV 1351||Digital Video||3|
|ARTV 1303||Basic Animation||3|
|ARTC 1353||Computer Illustration||3|
|ARTS 1316||Drawing I||3|
|ARTV 1345||3-D Modeling and Rendering I OR||3|
|ARTC 1317||Design Communication I||(3)|
|ARTC 2305||Digital Imaging II||3|
|Minimum Hours Required||36|
+Specialty Elective Course - must be selected from the following:
|ARTC 1313||Digital Publishing I||3|
|ARTC 2340||Computer Illustration II||3|
|ARTS 1317||Drawing II||3|
|ARTS 2316||Painting I||3|
|ARTS 2356||Photography I||3|
|ARTV 2301||2-D Animation I||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 II||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.