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Digital Design and Illustration

Digital Design and Illustration (formerly Computer Graphics, Design, and Illustration) trains students in the essentials of professional graphic design software used for electronic and print-ready artwork.

Students learn digital layout, design, and illustration through project-based learning.  Topics include foundational principles and elements of design, concept development, color theory, and typography.  Current graphics software are used and assessed to verify proficiency in skills and concepts.

 

Details

  • Industry Sector: Design, Visual, and Media Arts
  • Grade Level: 9-12
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Class Hours: 180
  • Work-Based Learning Hours (WBL): Eligible
  • Level: Concentrator
  • Articulation Agreement Details: Coastline Community College (2017-2018, 2018-2019)
    Cypress College (2018-2019)
    Fullerton College (2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019)
    Golden West College (2014-2015)
    Orange Coast College (2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019)
    Westcliff University (2015-2019)


    For information about specific articulation agreement terms & conditions, contact the community college or your Career Guidance Specialist (CGS).
  • Meets UC/CSU A-G Requirement: F - Visual & Performing Arts (1 year required)
  • Certifications: None
  • Class Location(s): Brea Olinda HS, El Camino Real HS, El Dorado HS, Esperanza HS, Gilbert HS, Katella HS, La Habra HS, NOCROP Regional Courses
  • Notes:

    Refer to O*NET Online (www.onetonline.org) for a summary report of the detailed job description for this career.

    This course integrates the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards, which are aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Instruction reinforces core skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and mathematics. Course instruction emphasizes career ready behaviors in communication, ethics, interpersonal/team skills, critical thinking and problem solving, safety, technology, and employability skills.