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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Digital Arts: Web Design
Major: 5629
First Term: 2009 Spring    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 22
CIPS Code: 11.0801
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Information Technology
Instructional Council: Art (17)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Digital Arts: Web Design prepares students to work as web page designers and media-rich content producers for commercial, educational, Internet and intranet sites. The program emphasizes principles of art, and develops knowledge and skills required to solve design and compositional problems with graphics, streaming video and audio media, and virtual reality models. The program is designed for both those seeking to enter a career in web page design and those already working in the field who wish to advance and update their knowledge and skills.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Program Notes:
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.

Required Courses
 Credits: 22
 ART100Introduction to Computer Graphic Art1
 BPC/CIS133DAInternet/Web Development Level I (3) OR 
+ART169Two-Dimensional Computer Design (3)3
+ART177Computer-Photographic Imaging3
+ART183Computer Aided Graphic Arts I3
+ART/MMT190Art of Web Site Design3
+ART192Advanced Web Presentation Design3
+MMT216Multimedia Project Management (3) OR 
+ART203Aesthetics of Web Design (3)3
+ART200Animation and Interactivity3

Program Competencies
1.Use various software applications to create finished artwork, which illustrates understanding of layout, design, typography, and color use in graphics. (ART100, ART177, ART183)
2.Use basic operational systems, digital image manipulation, and computer operations to produce art electronically. (ART100, ART177, ART183)
3.Use a page layout software package to create camera-ready material. (ART183)
4.Create and produce Web pages by applying appropriate design, color, and graphics. (ART/MMT190, ART192, ART203)
5.Analyze and evaluate effective and ineffective Web pages using various search engines. (BPC/CIS133DA)
6.Write a Request for Proposal (RFP) for an interactive video/multimedia project. (MMT216)
7.Develop a project plan and create a developmental model to highlight each activity, checkpoint, and end product. (MMT216)
8.Design and create original artistic animations and interactive multimedia experiences for delivery in various mediums. (ART200)
9.Operate computer hardware and use appropriate software. (ART169)