2022-2023 Course Catalog 
    Jun 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Course Catalog

Digital Art and Design, (CSC)

Program Info

Minimum credits: 17
Length: 1-3 semesters

Division: Workforce Services
Contact: 434.797.8433
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-514-25 CIP Code: 50.0401


Program Description

The Career Studies Certificate in Digital Art and Design provides students with a solid foundation of skills for entry-level work in graphic and interactive design, multimedia, and video production.

Program Outcomes: Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Display an understanding of the differences between various industry-standard digital file types including raster image files, vector image files, HTML, CSS, and digital video files.
  • Demonstrate an understanding through class projects of digital photo manipulation as pertaining to photography and graphic design.
  • Demonstrate how different uses of typography can affect the intended audience of a graphic design project.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of vector image creation to complete assigned projects.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the digital video process including storyboarding, digital video capture, and linear digital video editing.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic web principles including proper image sizing, what content management systems are, and the basic use of FTP software.