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Digital Arts

Post Degree Certificate

Learn advanced skills required for higher level digital arts positions such as graphic design, desktop publishing, web design or assistant art director.

Selective Admissions Program: In order to be fully admitted to this program, you must fulfill the requirements listed in Program Admissions. See an advisor for details.

What can I do with this certificate?

Career options: Obtain positions requiring advanced skills in graphic design, desktop publishing or web design.

More Information:  Review program costs, student debt, on-time graduation and more.


Department faculty approval is recommended when selecting electives.

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
DAR 212 Digital Arts Design Studio: Package Design 4
DAR 222 Advanced Photo Image Editing: Adobe Photoshop 4
DAR 228 Advanced Desktop Graphics: Adobe Illustrator 4
DAR 235 Advanced Design and Production Applications 4
DAR 254 Interactive Design II 4
DAR 288 Digital Arts Business and Portfolio Capstone 2
Subtotal 22


Choose 8 credits not used in an associate or bachelor's degree from the following list or other related courses with the approval of a faculty advisor. A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
DAR 211 Digital Arts Design Studio: Product Design 4
DAR 223 Digital Drawing and Painting 4
DAR 236 Advanced Desktop Publishing 4
DAR 250 Computer 2D Animation: Adobe After Effects 4
DAR 251 Computer 3D Animation: Maya 4
DAR 252 Interactive Design I 4
DAR 256 Web Design I 4
DAR 257 Web Design II 4
Subtotal 8
Total 30