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COMPUTER ART / A.A.S. DEGREE

Eastern
Hegis Code: 5012

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: COAR-AAS
 
     Recent and rapid advances in computing have broadly expanded the opportunities for image-making in the visual arts. The Computer Art curriculum builds upon traditional studio skills developed in foundation drawing and design courses and branches into electronically-based media such as drawing, 3-D modeling, animation, digital characters, digital video, and multimedia production. This curriculum prepares students for careers in computer-generated image-making art, information and entertainment fields, as well as for transfer into baccalaureate visual art programs.


FIRST SEMESTER: 17.5 credits Credits
ART116: Adobe Photoshop 3
ART130: 2D Design 3
ART133: Drawing I 3
ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
GRD102: Adobe InDesign 3
GRD105: Digital Design Freshman Seminar 1.5
Physical Education 1
     
SECOND SEMESTER:16-17 credits
ART115: Adobe Illustrator 3
ART120: Color Theory and Electronic Application 2
CST112: Introduction to Programming 4
ENG102: Introduction to Literature 3
Mathematics Elective 3-4
Physical Education 1
     
THIRD SEMESTER: 18 credits  
ART112: Art History II
or ART113: Modern Art
3
ART125: 3D Modeling and Design 3
ART134: Drawing II 3
ART221: Digital Character Development 3
COM101: Introduction to Human Communications
or COM105: Public Speaking
or HUM121: Developing Creative Imagination in the Arts
3
History Elective 3
   
FOURTH SEMESTER: 17 credits
ART135: Life Drawing I 3
ART222: Computer Game Development 3
ART223: Intermediate 3D Modeling and Design 3
ART229: Computer Art Portfolio Assessment 1
Laboratory Science Elective 4
Social Science Elective 3
   
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 68.5-69.5
¤ COM101 or COM105 is recommended for students transferring to a four-year institution.
These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.
REQUIRED CREDIT DISTRIBUTION
Computer Art 21 credits
Graphic Design / Visual Arts 18 credits
Humanities 9 credits
Computer Science 4 credits
Social Science 6 credits
Mathematics/Science 7-8 credits
Freshman Seminar 1.5 credits
Physical Education 2 credits