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COMPUTER ART / A.A.S. DEGREE

Eastern
Hegis Code - 5012, CIP Code - 50.0502

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: COAR-AAS

     Recent and rapid advances in computing have broadly expanded the opportunities for image-making in the visual arts. The Computer Art curriculum builds upon traditional studio skills developed in foundation drawing and design courses and branches into electronically-based media such as drawing, 3D modeling, animation, digital characters, digital video, and multimedia production. This curriculum prepares students for careers in computer-generated image-making art, information and entertainment fields, as well as for transfer into baccalaureate computer-based visual arts programs.

FIRST SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
ART116: Adobe Photoshop 3
ART130: 2D Design 3
ART133: Drawing I 3
ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
GRD105: Digital Design College Seminar 1
History Elective 3
     
SECOND SEMESTER: 17-18 credits
ART115: Adobe Illustrator 3
ART120: Color Theory 3
CST112: Introduction to Programming 4
ENG102: Introduction to Literature 3
Mathematics Elective 3-4
Physical Education 1
     
THIRD SEMESTER: 16 credits  
ART112: Art History II
or ART113: Modern Art
3
ART125: 3D Modeling and Design 3
ART134: Drawing II 3
ART221: Digital Character Development 3
¤ COM101: Introduction to Human Communication
or COM105: Public Speaking
or HUM121: Developing Creative Imagination in the Arts
3
Physical Education 1
     
FOURTH SEMESTER: 14 credits
ART222: Computer Game Development 3
ART223: Intermediate 3D Modeling and Design 3
ART229: Computer Art Portfolio Assessment 1
Laboratory Science Elective 4
Social Sciences Elective 3
     
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 63-64
¤ COM101 or COM105 is recommended for students transferring to a four-year institution.
♦ These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.
REQUIRED CREDIT DISTRIBUTION
Computer Art 17 credits
Graphic Design / Visual Arts 15 credits
Humanities 9 credits
Computer Science 4 credits
Social Sciences 6 credits
Mathematics/Science 7-8 credits
College Seminar 1 credits
Physical Education 2 credits