Digital Arts: Web Design

Certificate Information

Academic Plan Code




Career Pathway

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Digital Arts: Web Design prepares students to work as web page designers and media-rich content producers for commercial, educational, Internet and intranet sites. The program emphasizes principles of art, and develops knowledge and skills required to solve design and compositional problems with graphics, streaming video and audio media, and virtual reality models. The program is designed for both those seeking to enter a career in web page design and those already working in the field who wish to advance and update their knowledge and skills.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Term 1

Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
RC ART100 Introduction to Computer Graphic Art 1
RC ART177 Computer-Photographic Imaging 3
RC ART190 Art of Web Site Design 3
RC ART169 or
Two-Dimensional Computer Design or
Internet/Web Development Level I

Term 2

Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
RC ART192 Advanced Web Presentation Design 3
RC ART183 Computer Aided Graphic Arts I 3
RC ART200 Animation and Interactivity 3

Term 3

Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
RC ART203 or
Aesthetics of Web Design or
Multimedia Project Management

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All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

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