The program prepares students with an interest and strengths in graphics with a portfolio to enter the product design profession as an entry-level designer. The courses develop a focused range of knowledge and skills to seek employment with an emphasis on graphic application related to products. Projects emphasize creativity, function, environmental, and social concerns in addition to technical skills.
Portfolios can also be used for transfer application.
Completion of all courses with a grade of C or better is required for the certificate.
- Understand the fundamental purpose of graphic design with application to product design.
- Create projects that demonstrate product-graphic design processes which include branding/identity, packaging, computer assisted drawing and painting.
- Analyze, evaluate and improve designs through the critique process.
Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement
|SKETCHING FOR DESIGN
|COLOR AND COMPOSITION-TWO DIMENSIONAL DESIGN
|PRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION I
|GRAPHIC DESIGN I
|PRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION II
|DIGITAL ART: PAINTING & DRAWING
|PRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION III
|INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL IMAGE EDITING
|HISTORY OF WESTERN ART - PREHISTORIC THROUGH MEDIEVAL
|INTRODUCTION TO BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY
Visit the Program Mapper for a suggested sequence of courses.