2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Visual Communications
Degree Plan: Web Design and Graphics Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

Brookhaven 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.VC.WEBDES.GRPH.19

This curriculum is designed to provide the skills necessary for an entry-level position as a Web Designer. Emphasis is upon the visual presentation of websites including concept development, page and navigation design and the preparation of graphics and images as well as the technical skills and software applications required in web page construction.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 3
ARTS 1311 Design 1 OR 3
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design (3)
ARTC 1309 Basic Illustration 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration 3
IMED 1316 Web Design 1 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1317 Design Communication 1 3
ITSE 1301 Web Design Tools 3
IMED 1345 Interactive Digital Media 1 3
IMED 2313 Project Analysis and Design 3
IMED 2315 Web Design 2 3
Semester Total 15
Minimum Hours Required 30

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.