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Digital Arts


Prepare for entry level positions in the digital arts. Choose from concentrations in graphic design, desktop publishing or web design.

Program/Major Codes: CRTCOMMGRAPH/DAC

What can I do with this certificate?

Career options: Become a graphic designer, desktop publisher or web designer.

Academic options:  Pursue an associates degree in Digital Arts

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Program Requirements

Department faculty approval is recommended when selecting electives.

Program Prerequisites

Before enrolling in this program, you must fulfill the following requirements with a grade of C or better:

Course # Course Title Credits

DAR 100
  or DAR 102

Fundamentals of Rendering
  Fundamentals of Digital Design
DAR 103 Introduction to the Digital Arts 3
DAR 120 Applied Computer Graphics 4
Subtotal 11

General Education Requirements

Communication Requirement 3
Analysis and Critical Thinking Requirement 3
Subtotal 6

Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
DAR 101 Color Rendering and Theory 4
DAR 111 Typography 4
DAR 112 Graphic Design I 4
DAR 220 DeskTop Publishing for Digital Arts: QuarkXpress
 or DAR 226   DeskTop Publishing for Digital Arts: Adobe InDesign   
Subtotal 16

Required Support Courses

Electives Complete 12 credit hours in DAR courses above the 100 level 12
Subtotal 12
Total 45