Certificate Digital Arts

Digital Arts

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The Digital Arts Certificate prepares students to learn the basics of graphic arts and graphic art design programs and for employment in the computer graphics and publishing field. It is also for entrepreneurs starting their own business. Students follow basic aesthetic principles in creating work. Students will gain experience in page design, illustration, photography, and web design using professional Adobe programs.

NOTE: Student will not be eligible for Title IV Financial Aid in this certificate program.

Program Requirements Credits
ENG 085 Communication Workshop II 3
MTH 096 or MTH 106 3-4
*DA 109 Introduvtion to the Mac

*Students may opt to test out of this class

DA 110 Introduction to Graphic Arts 3
DA 111 Page Design I 3
DA 112 Computer Illustration I 3
DA 113 Photographic Image Editing I
(cross listed with FA 181)
DA 211 Page Design II 3
DA 212 Computer Illustration II 3
DA 115 Web Design I 3
DA 220 Digital Portfolio 3
Electives: Optional, not required.
DA 213; DA 215; or ENG 180
Program Credits: 29-34

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Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code Code Title
50.0409 Graphic Design
Program Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code Code Title
27.1024 Graphic Designers

Dean & Contact

Paul Willeto, Dean, Professor of Art
Ed.D., University of New Mexico

Veronica Chee, Administrative Assistant


Mail To:
School of Humanities and English
P.O. Box C23
Tsaile, AZ 86556