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Media Arts: Web Design

Award Type: Certificate of Achievement

The Certificate of Achievement in Media Arts: Web Design provides a specific coursework enabling the creation of visually rich websites with dynamic interfaces for a wide range of purposes. The certificate is ideal for students wishing to bring additional competencies to their workplace; to enhance their employability; or to seek entrepreneurial opportunities.

The graduate of the Certificate of Achievement in Media Arts: Web Design will:

  • Discover how visual language communicates global culture through research, innovative thinking, writing, and creative expression.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in industry-standard processes and technologies to create, capture and manipulate visual content in developing artwork for website design.
  • Design, build, test and publish websites that work on a variety of devices.
  • Integrate artistic expression, professional attitudes, and effective working habits as individuals or as members of a collaborative team.

Program Requirements

A major of 18 units are required for the certificate.

Required core courses (15 units):

Course Number Course Title Units
CS 102 Introduction to Computing with HTML 3.0
GRPH 118 User Interface Design 3.0
GRPH 112 Digital Imagery 3.0
MMAC 112 Responsive Web Design 3.0
MMAC 114 Game and App Design 3.0

Plus a minimum of 3 units selected from the following:

Course Number Course Title Units
ART 107 Introduction to Digital Art 3.0
ART 108 Design 1 on the Computer 3.0
GRPH 108 Design 1 on the Computer 3.0
GRPH 129 Digital Tools for Visual Media 3.0
GRPH 189 Independent Projects in Graphics 1.0 - 3.0 units
PHTO 170 Digital Photography 3.0
MMAC 125 Computer Video Editing 3.0
MMAC 126 Introduction to Motion Graphics 3.0