Digital Media at College of San Mateo - Certificate of Achievement: Graphic Design: Graphic Production
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CADigital Media: Graphic Production

The Graphic Production certificate prepares students for entry-level work in the visual media industry. The curriculum includes basic visual literacy and visual communication skills, the complete software package necessary for employment, typography, graphic design theory and application, and production classes that provide real-world hands-on learning experiences.

Graphic production is required in print media such as publishing, advertising and package design and in three-dimensional media such as environmental graphics, exhibit or display design, or signage. Graphic production is also a part of electronic media such as television, the web, or multimedia including motion graphics and titling for film and video.

Certificate Requirements

24 semester units

A grade of "C" or higher is required for each course applied to the certificate.

ART 200 Portfolio Preparation 3 units
DGME 211 Media Design I: Illustrator 3 units
DGME 212 Media Design II: Photoshop 3 units
DGME 213 Media Design III: Advanced Illustrator and Photoshop 3 units
DGME 220 Typography 3 units
DGME 230 Publication Design and Production with InDesign 3 units
DGME 168 Web Design II 3 units
DGME 250 Digital Media Practicum 3 units

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