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DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES

Computer Animation     Digital Photography     Graphic Design     Illustration     Motion Graphics     Web Design     Gallery Management     Jewelry Design and Fabrication


Certificate of Achievement - Digital Arts

El Camino College offers a variety of certificate programs. A Certificate of Achievement is recorded on a student’s transcript. A Certificate of Accomplishment is not recorded on the transcript. Each of the programs requires completion of courses in a particular field. Unlike degree programs, courses outside the field are not generally required. For specific certificate requirements, consult Section IV, Curriculum, of this catalog. Students must file a petition for a certificate in the evaluations area, which is located in the Admissions Office, by the deadline date published in the schedule of classes.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 2.0 grade point average.

A Certificate of Achievement with Honors is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 3.0 grade point average.

A Certificate of Achievement with High Honors is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 3.5 grade point average or above.

A Certificate of Achievement will be issued to students completing the required courses in one of these options: Computer Animation, Digital Photography, Graphic Design, Illustration, Motion Graphics, or Web Design. A minimum of 12 units required for the Certificate of Achievement must be completed at El Camino College.


Computer Animation Option

Art 10ab Drawing Fundamentals I

(3 units)

Art 37ab Two-Dimensional Design I

(3 units)

Art 41ab Lettering and Typography

 (3 units)

Art 141abcd Digital Art

 (3 units)

Art 142abcd Digital Photography

 (3 units)

Art 144abcd Three-Dimensional Computer Animation

 (3 units)

Art 145abcd Multimedia Design

 (3 units)

Art 147abcd Digital Video Design

 (3 units)

Art 195ab Portfolio and Career Planning for Artist and Designers

 (2 units)


1 course from the following:

Art 150 The Art of Photography

(3 units)

Photography 51 Elementary Photography

 (2 units)


2 units from the following:

Art 96abcd Cooperative Career Education

(2-4 units)

Art 99abc Independent Study

 (1-3 units)


2 courses from the following:

Art 17ab Life Drawing I

(3 units)

Art 31abcd Three-Dimensional Design

 (3 units)

Art 82abcd Life Sculpture

 (3 units)

Art 146abcd Designing for the World Wide Web

 (3 units)


Total Units: 36-37

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Digital Photography Option

Art 10ab Drawing Fundamentals I

(3 units)

Art 37ab Two-Dimensional Design I

(3 units)

Art 41ab Lettering and Typography

 (3 units)

Art 141abcd Digital Art

 (3 units)

Art 142abcd Digital Photography

 (3 units)

Art 195ab Portfolio and Career Planning for Artists and Designers

 (2 units)

Photography 1 Basic Photography

 (3 units)

Photography 2 Intermediate Photography

 (4 units)

Photography 23A Theory of Color/Color Printing

 (4 units)

Photography 51 Elementary Photography

 (2 units)


2 units from the following:

Art 99abc Independent Study

(1-3 units)


2 courses from the following:

Art 143abcd Digital Design and Publishing

(3 units)

Art 144abcd Three-Dimensional Computer Animation

 (3 units)

Art 146abcd Designing for the World Wide Web

 (3 units)

Art 147abcd Digital Video Design

 (3 units)

Photography 3 Advanced Photography

 (4 units)

Photography 4 Portraiture

 (3 units)


Total Units: 38-39

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Graphic Design Option

Art 10ab Drawing Fundamentals I

(3 units)

Art 37ab Two-Dimensional Design I

(3 units)

Art 39ab Advertising Design I

(3 units)

Art 40abcd Advertising Design II

(3 units)

Art 41ab Lettering and Typography

 (3 units)

Art 141abcd Digital Art

 (3 units)

Art 142abcd Digital Photography

 (3 units)

Art 143abcd Digital Design and Publishing

(3 units)

Art 146abcd Designing for the World Wide Web

(3 units)

Art 195ab Portfolio and Career Planning for Artists and Designers

 (2 units)


1 course from the following:

Art 150 The Art of Photography

(3 units)

Photography 51 Elementary Photography

(2 units)


2 units from the following:

Art 96abcd Cooperative Career Education

(2-4 units)

or  

 

Art 99abc Independent Study

 (1-3 units)


1 course from the following:

Art 29ab Fundamentals of Color

(3 units)

or  

 

Art 87ab Beginning Printmaking

 (3 units)


Total Units: 36-37

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Illustration Option

Art 10ab Drawing Fundamentals I

(3 units)

Art 17ab Life Drawing I

(3 units)

Art 37ab Two-Dimensional Design I

(3 units)

Art 41ab Lettering and Typography

 (3 units)

Art 52abcd Rendering

 (3 units)

Art 53ab Illustration I

 (3 units)

Art 54abcd Illustration II

(3 units)

Art 141abcd Digital Art

(3 units)

Art 142abcd Digital Photography

(3 units)

Art 195ab Portfolio and Career Planning for Artists and Designers

 (2 units)


1 course from the following:

Art 150 The Art of Photography

(3 units)

Photography 51 Elementary Photography

(2 units)


2 units from the following:

Art 96abcd Cooperative Career Education

(2-4 units)

or  

 

Art 99abc Independent Study

 (1-3 units)


1 course from the following:

Art 19ab Water Color Painting I

(3 units)

Art 22ab Fundamentals of Painting I

(3 units)

Art 87ab Beginning Printmaking

 (3 units)


Total Units: 36-37

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Motion Graphics Option

Art 10ab Drawing Fundamentals I

(3 units)

Art 37ab Two-Dimensional Design I

(3 units)

Art 41ab Lettering and Typography

(3 units)

Art 141abcd Digital Art

(3 units)

Art 142abcd Digital Photography

 (3 units)

Art 144abcd Three-Dimensional Computer Animation

 (3 units)

Art 145abcd Multimedia Design

(3 units)

Art 147abcd Digital Video Design

(3 units)

Art 195ab Portfolio and Career Planning for Artists and Designers

 (2 units)


1 course from the following:

Art 150 The Art of Photography

(3 units)

Photography 51 Elementary Photography

(2 units)


2 units from the following:

Art 96abcd Cooperative Career Education

(2-4 units)

or  

 

Art 99abc Independent Study

 (1-3 units)


2 course from the following:

Art 146abcd Designing for the World Wide Web

(3 units)

Film/Video 20 Introduction to Film/Video Production

(3 units)

Film/Video 22 Production I

 (3 units)

Film/Video 28ab Television Production

(3 units)


Total Units: 36-37

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Web Design

Art 10ab Drawing Fundamentals I

(3 units)

Art 37ab Two-Dimensional Design I

(3 units)

Art 39ab Advertising Design I

(3 units)

Art 41ab Lettering and Typography

(3 units)

Art 141abcd Digital Art

 (3 units)

Art 142abcd Digital Photography

 (3 units)

Art 145abcd Multimedia Design

(3 units)

Art 146abcd Designing for the World Wide Web

(3 units)

Art 195ab Portfolio and Career Planning for Artists and Designers

 (2 units)


1 course from the following:

Art 150 The Art of Photography

(3 units)

Photography 51 Elementary Photography

(2 units)


2 units from the following:

Art 96abcd Cooperative Career Education

(2-4 units)

or  

 

Art 99abc Independent Study

 (1-3 units)


2 course from the following:

Art 144abcd Three-Dimensional Computer Animation

(3 units)

Art 147abcd Digital Video Design

(3 units)

Computer Information Systems 133 Web Programming Concepts

 (4 units)


Total Units: 36-37

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Certificate of Achievement - Gallery Management

A Certificate of Achievement will be granted to the student completing the courses listed below. At least 50% of the units for the certificate must be completed at El Camino College.


Art 29ab* Fundamentals of Color

(3 units)

Art 31abcd* Three-Dimensional Design

(3 units)

Art 37ab* Two-Dimensional Design

 (3 units)

Art 141abcd* Digital Art

(3 units)


* Only one semester of a course will be credited toward the certificate requirement.


2 semesters of:

Art 34ab Gallery Management and Artist Career Issues

(4 units)


6 units from the following:

Art 1 Art in Modern Life

(3 units)

Art 2 History of Western Art-Prehistoric to Gothic

(3 units)

Art 3 History of Western Art-Proto-Renaissance to 19th Century

(3 units)

Art 4 History of Western Art - 19th Century to Contemporary Times

 (3 units)

Art 5A History of Asian Art - India and Southeast Asia

 (3 units)

Art 5B History of Asian Art - China, Korea and Japan

 (3 units)

Art 6 Cross-Cultural Art

 (3 units)

Art 7 Art History of Mexico and Central and South America

 (4 units)


Total Units: 26

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Certificate of Achievement - Jewelry Design and Fabrication

A Certificate of Achievement will be granted to the student completing the courses listed below. At least 50% of the units for the certificate must be completed at El Camino College.

Art 1* Art in Modern Life

(3 units)

Art 10ab* Drawing Fundamentals I

(3 units)

Art 37ab* Two-Dimensional Design I

 (3 units)

Art 73ab* Introduction to Jewelry and Metalsmithing

(3 units)

Art 74abcd* Jewelry Fabrication

(3 units)

Art 75abcd* Jewelry Casting

(3 units)

* Only one semester of a course will be credited toward the certificate requirement.

Business 24 Small Business Management

(3 units)

Total Units: 21

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Last Published 12/21/16