SLCC General Catalog 2013-2014

Web Graphic Design CP

CTE Certificate of Proficiency
27 credits minimum

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Program Description

The Web Graphic Design Certificate of Proficiency is a 28-credit program designed to prepare students to design websites from concept to completion and includes coursework in basic design principles, website architecture, graphic design, web animation, audio and video production, and website promotion. Students will prepare a portfolio of websites they can use to demonstrate their skills to potential employers. This program was created as part of SLCC’s $2.7 million Community-Based Job Training (CBJT) grant from the Department of Labor.

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of program, students will qualify for work as assistants or junior web designers.

Program Entry Requirements

Grant project participants will be tested by the Department of Workforce Services (DWS) and Salt Lake Community College (SLCC).

Estimated Cost for Students

Approximately $2932 in tuition, plus student fees and approximately $500 in books, storage devices and supplies. Students will need access to computer systems.

NOTE: This Certificate of Proficiency is not eligible for financial aid. However, courses within the certificate may be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program. Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine if your classes are eligible.

Estimated Time to Completion

If students follow the suggested semester schedule, time to completion is two semesters.

Required Courses: (26 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ART 1120

Basic Design

3

A

 

ART 1200

InDesign Software

3

A

 

ART 1230

Typography and Layout

3

A

ART 1200, ART 1120 or w/ART 1120

ART 1810

Interm Photo/Multi

2

A

 

ART 1800

Digital Media Essentials

4

A

 

ART 2440

Web Site Design

3

A

ART 1800 (may be taken with ART 2440)

ART 2580

Web Animation

3

F, Sp

ART/COMM 2440 

ART 2550

Website Design II

3

F, Sp

ART 2440

ART 1850

Portfolio/Career Prep

2

F, Sp

Satisfactory completion of a minimum of two 2000 level courses in Visual Art and Design, Communication, and/or Fine Arts departments


Elective Courses: (Select 1 Course From The Following)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

COMM 1515

Basic Audio Production

3

F, Sp

 

COMM 1820

Media Content Mgmt

3

F, Sp

ART 1800 or with ART 1800

COMM 2200

Beg Video Production

4

F, Sp

ART 1800

COMM 2525

Website Promotion

4

F, Sp

 

COMM 2570

Intro. Visual Comm

4

F, Sp

 

ART 1170

Intro Animation

5

Sp

ART 1620 or Instructor approval

ART 1310

Photography I

4

A

 

ART 2000

CO-OP Education

1-5

A

Instructor approval

ART 2470

Desktop Video Production

2

F

ART 1280 or ART 1810


Sample Schedule

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

  ART 1120

3

  ART 1230

3

  ART 1200

3

  ART 1810

2

  ART 2440

3

  ART 2580

3

  ART 1800

4

  ART 2550

3

  ELECTIVE

2-3

  ART 1850

2

Total

15

Total

13

 

 Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

 

  1. Acquire substantive knowledge
  2. Communicate effectively
  3. Develop quantitative literacies
  4. Think critically and creatively
  5. Develop knowledge and skills to be civically engaged
  6. Develop the knowledge and skills to work with others in a professional and constructive manner
  7. Develop computer and information literacy
  • Students will be able to design and create complete information architecture of a website to industry standards while demonstrating substantive field knowledge, critical thinking and effective communication.

1, 4, 5

  • Students will demonstrate competencies to design and create web site assets, such as buttons, illustrations, images, video, and sound, and so on in appropriate formats using industry standard coding and appropriate software.

1, 4

  • Students will be able to incorporate visual communication design principles including color theory, typography, and layout into websites.

1, 4, 5

  • Students will be able to create a complete website with a minimum of 25 web pages. The site will have a consistent, appropriate image with all assets compressed appropriately and functional. The site effectiveness will be evaluated by both peer teams and the instructor.

1, 4, 5

Department Contact Info

Visual Art & Design Department

South City Campus

General Information
801-957-4073

Program Information
801-957-3361

Academic Advisors
Cindy Clark
SC W138
801-957-3361

Gordon Storrs
SCC W138
801-957-3361

Program Faculty

Professors
Adamson, Rob
Chambers, Sheila
Graham, Rick
Gruendell, Lana

Associate Professors
Budd, Brent
Gonzales, Kerry
Hyans, Whitney King
Reiland, Neal

Assistant Professors
Erekson, J. Chad
Martin, Terry
Rosenberger, Ed
Wilson, Andrew

Instructor
Curran, Jessica

Visual Art & Design Department Concurrent Enrollment Liaisons

Brandon Kowallis – Concurrent Enrollment Liaison, Instructor, BFA Photography
Trudy Richardson – Concurrent Enrollment Liaison, Instructor, BFA Drawing & Painting