Associate in Applied Science in Digital Arts

Digital Arts

Degree Information

Academic Plan Code

3081

Credits

62

Career Pathway

Associated Programs

Digital Arts Track II Digital Illustration

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Digital Arts program is designed for the student who wishes to develop or enhance multimedia skills in Web Design, Digital Photography, Digital Illustration, and Graphic Design.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Term 1

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
16
RC ART100 Introduction to Computer Graphic Art 1
RC ART111 Drawing I 3
RC ART112 Two-Dimensional Design 3
HUM Humanities & Fine Arts Any approved General Education course in the Humanities & Fine Arts area 3
FYC First-Year Composition Any approved General Education course in the First-Year Composition area 3
SB Social & Behavioral Sciences Any approved General Education course in the Social & Behavioral Sciences area 3

Term 2

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
12
RE ART116 Life Drawing I 3
RE ART169 Two-Dimensional Computer Design 3
RE ART122 Drawing and Composition II 3
FYC First-Year Composition Any approved General Education course in the First-Year Composition area 3

Term 3

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
18
RC ART113 Color 3
RC ART177 Computer-Photographic Imaging 3
RC ART142 Introduction to Digital Photography 3
RC ART202 Digital Arts Survey 3
Oral Comm Oral Communication Any approved General Education course in the Oral Communications area 3
Critical Rdg Critical Reading Any approved General Education course in the Critical Reading area 3

Term 4

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
16
RE ART270 Intermediate Computer Photographic Imaging 3
RC ART255 or
(ART255AA and
ART255AB and
ART255AC)
Art Marketing or
(Self Promotion and
The Portfolio and
Marketing Fine Art)
3
RE ART289 Computer Illustration 3
Mathematics Mathematics Any approved General Education course in the Mathematics area 3
NS Natural Sciences Any approved General Education course in the Natural Sciences area 4

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Disclaimer

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

View MCCCD's program website for the Associate in Applied Science in Digital Arts (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/acres.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=66604).