Certificates and Degrees

Certificates and degrees differ in the time it takes to earn each, as well as the credits required in order to graduate. Each of these academic achievements are suitable for certain specific fields or career goals.

Associate Degrees

Associate degrees prepare you for employment and/or transfer to a university. Associate degree programs consist of mutiple degree-applicable units in your chosen major and the required general education courses. Generally, it takes two years to complete a degree program, on a full-time basis. Choose this pathway to transfer to a university Art program.
Advertising and Graphic Design Associate in Arts Degree

Advertising and Graphic Design Associate in Arts Degree

The Advertising and Graphic Design Associate in Arts Degree is designed for students seeking employment in the advertising and graphic design industry. It is recommended that students seeking employment in these areas should also complete a total of...

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Art Associate in Arts Degree

Art Associate in Arts Degree

Curriculum leads to the Associate in Arts Degree. This degree is designed to prepare students for possible careers in the different fields of Fine Arts, including Gallery presentation, Sculpture, Painting, and Ceramics. It is also very good...

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Art History Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer

Art History Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer

The Art History Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer, also called the Art History AA-T Degree, prepares students to transfer to CSU campuses that offer bachelor’s degrees in Art History. This degree requires students to complete 60 CSU...

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Studio Arts Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer

Studio Arts Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer

The Associate in Arts in Studio Arts for Transfer (AA-T), also called the Studio Arts AA-T Degree, prepares students to transfer to CSU campuses that offer bachelor’s degrees in Studio Art. Students earning the Studio Arts AA-T will be granted...

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Certificates

If you are seeking skills development and employment upon completion of requirements, the certificate program will be your choice for an educational goal. Certificate programs consist of 18 or more degree-applicable units in your chosen major. The length of the certificate programs may vary from one semester to four semesters. Choose this pathway for professional training for creative industry jobs.
 3-D Animation Skills Certificate - Level II

3-D Animation Skills Certificate - Level II

3D Animation Skills Certificate - Level II is a continuation of the Computer Graphics Certificate with emphasis in 3D animation software. This certificate provides the skill set required for entry level employment in the 3-D animation and modeling...

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Advertising and Graphic Design — Level I Certificate

Advertising and Graphic Design — Level I Certificate

The Advertising and Graphic Design — Level I Certificate Program requires a total of 16 units in required courses. A minimum grade of 'C' is required in each course taken.

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Computer Animation/Multi Media Certificate

Computer Animation/Multi Media Certificate

The Computer Animation/Multi Media Certificate Program provides the skills necessary to create animated and/or interactive projects for distribution on a variety of media, including DVD, web pages, videotape, and CD-ROM. This certificate requires a...

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Computer Graphics Certificate

Computer Graphics Certificate

The Computer Graphics Certificate Program provides the skills necessary to create digital drawings, paintings and illustrations, building a portfolio representative of the student’s artistic talents and technical proficiency. This certificate is...

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Desktop Publishing Certificate

Desktop Publishing Certificate

The Desktop Publishing Certificate program requires a total of 28-36 units of which 26-30 units are in required courses. An additional 2-6 units must be chosen from the restricted units listed below. This certificate program teaches digital...

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Illustration Certificate

Illustration Certificate

The Illustration Certificate Program consists of 33-34 units. There are a total of 24 required units and a total of 9-10 restricted elective units. This certificate is designed to emphasize concepts, strategies and skill development in order to...

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