The meeting of the Board of Trustees of Suffolk County Community College scheduled for August 21, 2014 will now be held at 3:00 p.m. in Room 114 in the Captree Commons building, on the Michael J. Grant Campus, 1001 Crooked Hill Road, Brentwood, NY. This notification revises the previous time and location announced for this meeting.

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