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Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 314 - 39954 - Introduction to Comp. Graphics
MART 314 Introduction to Computer Graphics

State of the art computer graphics software are introduced with respect to print, web and motion graphics. Introduction to typography, graphic layout/design fundamentals, web interface design and animation/motion principles and other computer graphics software applications. Following a fine arts approach students generate their own creative content for print and/or electronic publication.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
T Th 11:10am-12:25pm Lacefield,H
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 314 - 39954 - Introduction to Comp. Graphics
MART 314 Introduction to Computer Graphics

State of the art computer graphics software are introduced with respect to print, web and motion graphics. Introduction to typography, graphic layout/design fundamentals, web interface design and animation/motion principles and other computer graphics software applications. Following a fine arts approach students generate their own creative content for print and/or electronic publication.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Lacefield,H
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 325 - 39955 - Digital Painting
MART 325 Digital Painting

Using digital painting software and drawing tablets, students use digital tools for the artistic expression of the concepts and techniques of traditional painting. Some painting and computer knowledge desirable.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
T 1:10pm-4:00pm Khazar,J
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 325 - 39955 - Digital Painting
MART 325 Digital Painting

Using digital painting software and drawing tablets, students use digital tools for the artistic expression of the concepts and techniques of traditional painting. Some painting and computer knowledge desirable.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
TBA 3 Hrs/Wk Khazar,J
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 362 - 39956 - Digital Photography I
MART 362 Digital Photography I

An introduction to the theory and technology of digital photography. Exploration of the digital camera in both professional and consumer use. Techniques of taking a photograph, types of storage, transferring of images, image editing, and optimizing final output will be evaluated.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC*
M W 11:10am-12:25pm Lacefield,H
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 362 - 39956 - Digital Photography I
MART 362 Digital Photography I

An introduction to the theory and technology of digital photography. Exploration of the digital camera in both professional and consumer use. Techniques of taking a photograph, types of storage, transferring of images, image editing, and optimizing final output will be evaluated.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC*
TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Lacefield,H
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 368 - 39960 - Web Design I
MART 368 Web Design I

This course teaches the fundamentals of creating a website through a mixture of hands-on exercises, lecture, and demonstration. Topics include site layout principles, a discussion of HTML, color and image preparation, for the web, browser compatibility, graphic user interface design, usability and internet ethics and copyright issues. Students build a basic website following accepted design layout standards. The class focuses on Dreamweaver?, but also uses Adobe Photoshop?, ImageReady? and a basic demonstration of Flash?.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
M W 9:45am-11:00am Lacefield,H
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 368 - 39960 - Web Design I
MART 368 Web Design I

This course teaches the fundamentals of creating a website through a mixture of hands-on exercises, lecture, and demonstration. Topics include site layout principles, a discussion of HTML, color and image preparation, for the web, browser compatibility, graphic user interface design, usability and internet ethics and copyright issues. Students build a basic website following accepted design layout standards. The class focuses on Dreamweaver?, but also uses Adobe Photoshop?, ImageReady? and a basic demonstration of Flash?.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Lacefield,H
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 369 - 39961 - Web Design II
MART 369 Web Design II

Students learn advanced concepts and techniques to create elaborate and visually appealing websites. User centered design, graphic user interface customization, Internet ethics, and copyright issues are taught as well as a review of basic color, layout and typography theory and practice. Some HTML, JavaScript, and CGI concepts are demonstrated to incorporate some basic interactivity. This course is taught using Macromedia Dreamweaver?,and Adobe Photoshop?. Other software may be utilized.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: MART 368
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
M 6:30pm-9:35pm Smith,C
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 369 - 39961 - Web Design II
MART 369 Web Design II

Students learn advanced concepts and techniques to create elaborate and visually appealing websites. User centered design, graphic user interface customization, Internet ethics, and copyright issues are taught as well as a review of basic color, layout and typography theory and practice. Some HTML, JavaScript, and CGI concepts are demonstrated to incorporate some basic interactivity. This course is taught using Macromedia Dreamweaver?,and Adobe Photoshop?. Other software may be utilized.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: MART 368
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Smith,C
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 371 - 44662 - User Interface/Exp. Design
MART 371 User Interface/User Experience Design

Covers the fundamentals of user-centered interface design concepts and practices for web, mobile devices, and other applications. Students gain an understanding of how users interact with an interface and be introduced to the concepts of usability, interface associations and aesthetics, and the user experience.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
Th 6:30pm-9:30pm Bennett,D
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 371 - 44662 - User Interface/Exp. Design
MART 371 User Interface/User Experience Design

Covers the fundamentals of user-centered interface design concepts and practices for web, mobile devices, and other applications. Students gain an understanding of how users interact with an interface and be introduced to the concepts of usability, interface associations and aesthetics, and the user experience.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Bennett,D
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 376 - 41442 - Digital Imaging I
MART 376 Digital Imaging I

An introduction to the theory and technology of digital imaging, this project based course includes assignments covering specific concepts as well as allowing the student creativity to explore the topic and software. Students work with digital images using digital manipulation and image correction tools software such as Adobe Photoshop? to create digital photographs and imagery. Students' images become part of a basic portfolio.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC*
T Th 9:45am-11:00am Lacefield,H
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 376 - 41442 - Digital Imaging I
MART 376 Digital Imaging I

An introduction to the theory and technology of digital imaging, this project based course includes assignments covering specific concepts as well as allowing the student creativity to explore the topic and software. Students work with digital images using digital manipulation and image correction tools software such as Adobe Photoshop? to create digital photographs and imagery. Students' images become part of a basic portfolio.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC*
TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Lacefield,H
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 379 - 39964 - Digital Animation I
MART 379 Digital Animation I

A project-based course in which both traditional and digital animation techniques such as storyboarding and frame-by-frame animation are explored through the use of 2D digital animation software as a medium for the development of creative computer-based animation. Other topics included in this course deal with the implementation of successful graphic user interface solutions for web design and stand-alone applications using the scripting capabilities of the software.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
T 6:30pm-9:30pm Khazar,J
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 379 - 39964 - Digital Animation I
MART 379 Digital Animation I

A project-based course in which both traditional and digital animation techniques such as storyboarding and frame-by-frame animation are explored through the use of 2D digital animation software as a medium for the development of creative computer-based animation. Other topics included in this course deal with the implementation of successful graphic user interface solutions for web design and stand-alone applications using the scripting capabilities of the software.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Khazar,J
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 380 - 42465 - Digital Animation II
MART 380 Digital Animation II

This course utilizes 2D digital animation software as a medium for the development and exploration of computer-based cinematic animations, advanced interactive projects as well as the application of basic scripting principles. The class is project-based and geared towards the creation of interactive, self-contained and optimized applications, both for a web media and offline presentations. Student projects are developed through the integration of rich media such as audio and video with interactive code and advanced animation techniques. Further independent instruction is encouraged through a wide range of sources such as internet tutorials, books and experimentation.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: MART 379 or equivalent
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
Th 6:30pm-9:30pm Allen,D
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 390 - 39965 - Portfolio Creation
MART 390 Portfolio Creation

Portfolio creation is the culminating course for those students interested in the various Certificates of Completion, Certificates of Proficiency, and Associate of Arts Degree in Digital Art and Animation. Students develop a portfolio consisting of work accomplished to date. The portfolio may be print based or web based following a format appropriate with the student?s career/academic goals. The students also include a resume that is appropriate for their field of interest and learn the skills necessary to conduct a successful job interview.

Units: 1.5
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 24-27
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: MART 362 or MART 368 or MART 372 or MART 376 or MART 379 or MART 421 or MART 422 or MART 430 or MART 432 or Instructor permission via portfolio review.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
T 1:10pm-4:00pm Naas,P
Day Class   CLASS OVER MART 400 - 40622 - Motion Graphics
MART 400 Motion Graphics

Digital integration of audio, video and motion graphics through the creation of experimental short narrative scenes. Covers preproduction and production techniques, emphasizing editing and compression methods for web or DVD delivery. Successful story-telling through the use of story boarding, camera composition and scene sequencing techniques.

Units: 1.5
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 24-27
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
T 1:10pm-4:00pm Naas,P
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 416 - 45088 - Drawing for Animation
MART 416 Drawing For Animation

Techniques and concepts of drawing for animation. Topics include 2- and 3-point perspective, anatomy (human, animal, and comparative), gesture, quick sketch, and sequential drawing. Emphasis on capturing movement and pose using line.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
T 6:30pm-9:30pm Hays,J
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 416 - 45088 - Drawing for Animation
MART 416 Drawing For Animation

Techniques and concepts of drawing for animation. Topics include 2- and 3-point perspective, anatomy (human, animal, and comparative), gesture, quick sketch, and sequential drawing. Emphasis on capturing movement and pose using line.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Hays,J
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 417 - 43285 - Principles of Animation
MART 417 Principles of Animation

Using paper and pencil, students learn the fundamental principles underlying all quality animation. Techniques like squash and stretch, overlap, follow-through, weight, arcs, solid dimensional drawing, and appeal are presented. Applying traditional animation skills to applications like Flash, After Effects, and Maya are also included.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 24-27
  • Homework hours/semester: 72-81
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
W 6:30pm-9:30pm Naas,P
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 417 - 43285 - Principles of Animation
MART 417 Principles of Animation

Using paper and pencil, students learn the fundamental principles underlying all quality animation. Techniques like squash and stretch, overlap, follow-through, weight, arcs, solid dimensional drawing, and appeal are presented. Applying traditional animation skills to applications like Flash, After Effects, and Maya are also included.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 24-27
  • Homework hours/semester: 72-81
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
TBA 1.5 Hrs/Wk Naas,P
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 420 - 40624 - 3D Modeling and Animation I
MART 420 3D Modeling and Animation I

Basic concepts of 3D modeling and animation using Autodesk Maya including the production of three-dimensional computer animation and the different approaches to modeling in a 3D environment. Familiarization with both the interface and the production process of 3D animation. Texture mapping, lighting and rendering of simple animation and environments.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
M 6:30pm-9:35pm Naas,P
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 420 - 40624 - 3D Modeling and Animation I
MART 420 3D Modeling and Animation I

Basic concepts of 3D modeling and animation using Autodesk Maya including the production of three-dimensional computer animation and the different approaches to modeling in a 3D environment. Familiarization with both the interface and the production process of 3D animation. Texture mapping, lighting and rendering of simple animation and environments.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Naas,P
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 421 - 42469 - 3D Modeling and Animation II
MART 421 3D Modeling and Animation II

Continuation of MART 420. Further development of concepts and techniques introduced in MART 420 to establish a solid foundation in storytelling, modeling, animation, texture creation and lighting. Rendering professional final scenes state-of-the-art 3D animation software such as Autodesk Maya. Also covered is the production process and pipeline used in video game companies and animation studios and the final delivery of projects created for various media.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: MART 420 or equivalent
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
T 6:30pm-9:30pm Kitzmann,C
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 421 - 42469 - 3D Modeling and Animation II
MART 421 3D Modeling and Animation II

Continuation of MART 420. Further development of concepts and techniques introduced in MART 420 to establish a solid foundation in storytelling, modeling, animation, texture creation and lighting. Rendering professional final scenes state-of-the-art 3D animation software such as Autodesk Maya. Also covered is the production process and pipeline used in video game companies and animation studios and the final delivery of projects created for various media.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: MART 420 or equivalent
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Kitzmann,C
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 432 - 41355 - 3D Environments & Hard S. Mod.
MART 432 3D Environments and Hard Surface Modeling

Course covers the creation of 3D worlds and modeling of non-organic forms such as vehicles, surroundings, architecture and mechanical devices as well as developing the look and feel of 3D environments where characters interact. Students learn to use different reference materials and research inspirational resources when generating a world concept. Various rendering techniques and the creative presentation of final work are also covered.

Units: 1.5
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 24-27
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
W 6:30pm-9:30pm Kitzmann,C
Evening Class   CLASS OVER MART 432 - 41355 - 3D Environments & Hard S. Mod.
MART 432 3D Environments and Hard Surface Modeling

Course covers the creation of 3D worlds and modeling of non-organic forms such as vehicles, surroundings, architecture and mechanical devices as well as developing the look and feel of 3D environments where characters interact. Students learn to use different reference materials and research inspirational resources when generating a world concept. Various rendering techniques and the creative presentation of final work are also covered.

Units: 1.5
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 24-27
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
W TBA 2 Hrs/Wk Kitzmann,C