West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

CAREER PROGRAMS: Computer Arts & Animation

Career Programs

 

Major Requirements

  • Associate of Arts Degree
  • Certificate of Achievement

Recommended Prerequisites:

  • CA 20   Introduction to Mac (1 unit)

    or
  • CA 70   Introduction to PC (1 unit)

Major Requirements

Course Number Course Name Units
ART 55 Introduction to Computer Arts 3
ART 57A Modeling for Animation 3
ART 57B Animation 3
ART 60A Computer Arts: Interactive Digital Video Art 3
ART 60B Computer Arts: Multimedia Art Production 3
ART 31A Basic Drawing 3
ART 33A Two-Dimensional Design 3
ART 33C Color Design 3
Total Number of Units 24

To be awarded an A.A. Degree, a student must complete:

  1. All the major requirements.
  2. Additional units to meet the college general education graduation requirements.

NOTE: Students transferring to SJSU should take ART 31A and ART 31C (Representational Drawing)

Students should check with a counselor to verify their catalog rights and program requirements.

To be awarded a Certificate of Achievement, a student must complete all the major requirements with a grade of C or better.

Suggested Sequence

Semester Course Number
First Semester ART 31, ART 55, ART 57A
Second Semester ART 33A, ART 57B
Third Semester ART 33C, ART 60A
Fourth Semester ART 60B
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