Degree Requirements

The associate degree in Two- and Three- Dimensional Art requires completion of the courses listed below. Additional general education and graduation requirements for the associate degree are listed in the catalog. The associate degree requires a minimum of 60 units.

Certificate of Achievement: Visual and Performing Arts Graphic Design

Students are provided with skills for entry-level employment in the graphic design field while also developing a portfolio in graphic design for jobs and/ or specific university admission requirements.

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
ARTG 100, Basic Graphic Design 3
ARTG 106, Typography 3
ARTG 118, Graphic Design History 3
ARTG 125, Digital Media
3
ARTG 124, Intermediate Graphic Design I (Page Layout) 3
ARTG 174A, Book Arts I or3
ARTF 174A, Book Arts I
3
ARTG 133, Intermediate Graphic Design II (Identity Systems)
3
ARTG 148A, Portfolio A3
ARTG 148B, Portfolio B3
ARTG 206, Advanced Typography 3
 
 Total: 30 

Associate in Arts Degree: Visual and Performing Arts Graphic Design

The associate degree program offers employment skills, development of a portfolio in graphic design and offers courses for preparation for university transfer.

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
ARTG 100, Basic Graphic Design
3
ARTG 106, Typography
3
ARTG 118, Graphic Design History
3
ARTG 174A, Book Arts I or
3
ARTF 174A, Book Arts I
3
ARTG 124, Intermediate Graphic Design I (Page Layout)
3
ARTG 125, Digital Media
3
ARTG 133, Intermediate Graphic Design II (Identity Systems)
3
 ARTG 148A, Portfolio A 3
 ARTG 148B, Portfolio B 3
 ARTG 206, Advanced Typography 3
Choose one course from the following: 3
 ARTG 120, Illustration 3
 ARTG 126, Intermediate Digital Media 3
 ARTG 144, Web Page Graphic Design2
 ARTG 148C, Portfolio Building 3
 ARTG 151, Travel by Design 3
 ARTG 225, Advanced Digital Media 3
 Total: 32-33

Recommended electives: Art-Fine Art 110, 111, 155A, 210A; Art- Graphic Design 270, 290; Photography 100.