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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Digital Arts: Digital Illustration prepares students to work in a specialized field of computer art and illustration as commercial illustrators, graphic designers, fine artists, background illustrators, and multimedia artists. The program emphasizes principles of art and develops knowledge and skills required to solve design and compositional problems. The program is designed for both those seeking to enter a career in media arts and those already working in the field who wish to advance and update their knowledge and skills.
Important information you’ll need when applying to MCC:
- Academic Career
- Degree/Certificate Type
- Career and Technical Certificate
- Academic Plan
- Digital Arts: Digital Illustration (CCL)
- Academic Plan Code
- Total Credits Required
- Catalog Year
Successful completion of the Digital Arts: Digital Illustration program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this program. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.
Multimedia Artists and Animators
ART111 or permission of Department or Division.
Course Sequence by Term
The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:
- The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
- Initial course placement is determined by placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
- Students may be required to successfully complete a College Success Course (CPD150 or CPD/AAA115) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
- Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.
Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.
|ART100||Introduction to Computer Graphic Art||RC||1|
|ART177||Computer-Photographic Imaging||Prerequisites or Corequisites: ART100 or permission of instructor.||RC||3|
|ART116||Life Drawing I||RC||3|
|ART169||Two-Dimensional Computer Design||Prerequisites or Corequisites: ART100 or permission of instructor.||RC||3|
|ART122||Drawing and Composition II||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ART111.||RC||3|
|ART270||Intermediate Computer Photographic Imaging||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ADA/ART177.||RC||3|
|ART289||Computer Illustration||Prerequisites or Corequisites: ART100 or permission of instructor.||Course offered in Spring only||RC||3|
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Program Area Key
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.
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.
View MCCCD’s program website for the Certificate of Completion in Digital Arts: Digital Illustration (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=125897).
The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:
|Catalog Year||Effective Dates|
|2018-2019||5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019|