Illustration Certificate

Illustration Certificate

Program Code: 2C18742

The Illustration Certificate Program is designed to emphasize strategies and skill development in order to facilitate the student's portfolio presentation, which may be appropriate for a variety of careers in the Commercial Arts field, including editorial and advertising illustration, concept design and illustration for products, conceptual art for the game and entertainment industry, and illustration of the toy and theme park industries. This certificate requires a total of 33-36 units. A grade of C or better is required for each course taken.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Outcome 1: Demonstrate evidence of proficiency in a variety of creative areas, including sketching skills/rapid visualization, two-dimensional design and color, and draftsmanship of accurate human anatomy and digital illustration programs Outcome 2: Demonstrate an understanding of the expectations of the field of illustration, relating to interaction with peers and project leaders in a creative situation or environment.

Required Art Courses::
Basic Design (3 units)

Basic Drawing for Entertainment or
Basic Drawing

Sketching for Animators and Illustrators

Perspective Drawing and Rendering or
Applied Perspective

Beginning Life Drawing
Advanced Illustration
Required Digital Arts (DART) Courses:
Digital Drawing
Introduction to Digital Painting
Restricted Electives:
Business Practices in Art
Fashion Sketching
Fundamentals of Cartooning
Animal Drawing
Drawing from the Masters
Representational Drawing
Watercolor Painting
Beginning Painting Lab
Anatomical Drawing
Portfolio Preparation and Artwork Presentation
Independent Study:Illustration
Arts Internship
DART 148

DISCLAIMER: Data on this page was extracted from the official college catalog on 08/02/2016 and is subject to change. Any student interested in matriculating through the certificate program should cross reference the data found on this page against the official catalog and/or meet with a campus counselor.