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Graphic Arts


Fine Arts Division
Upon successful completion of the Certificate of Achievement in Graphic Arts, the student will demonstrate skills, knowledge, and training for entry-level employment in the field of graphic design and layout. Specific job titles include but are not limited to the following: Computer Typesetter, Paste-Up Artist, Cartoonist, Graphic Layout and Design, Ad Artist, Computer Artist, Photo Restoration, Photo Manipulation, and Scanner Operator. The student will demonstrate ability to create graphic designs and documents using electronic desktop publishing software, create artwork using digital design software, design World Wide Web pages, and design pre-press publications.

Total Units Required 31.5 - 33.5
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
BIM 1A Keyboarding 1.5
GRART 1A Digital Imaging 2
GRART 2A Layout Design 3
GRART 3A Computer Art 2
ART 6 Color and Design 3

ENG 79 Preparatory English 5
OR
ENG 1A Written Communications 3

Second Semester
GRART 1B Digital Imaging 2
GRART 2B Layout Design 3
GRART 3B Computer Art 2
GRART 6A Publication Design 4
ELECTIVES SEE GROUP 1 BELOW 3
ELECTIVES SEE GROUP II BELOW 3


Group I (Electives)

GRART 4A Graphic Design for the World Wide Web 2
GRAR 4B Graphic Design for the World Wide Web 2
GRART 6B Publication Design 4
CS 23 Web Publishing with HTML 2.5
CS 36 Front Page 3
CS 39 Dreamweaver 3

Group II (Electives)

ART 4 Exploring Art 3
BUS 23 Advertising 3
PHOTO 1A Introduction to Photography 3

Heating & Air Conditioning
Applied Science & Technology Division
Upon successful completion of the Heating and Air Conditioning Certificate, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge and training to service and repair heating and air conditioning equipment. The student demonstrates his or her ability to mechanically and electrically troubleshoot problems typically encountered in the industry and to pass the EPA refrigerant recovery exam for their certification.

Total Units Required 49
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
MECH 30A Refrigeration and Air Conditioning 3
MECH 31A Basic Air Conditioning: Components and Circuits 6
ELEC 30 Fundamentals of Electricity 5

Second Semester
MECH 30B Intermediate Refrigeration 3
MECH 31B Basic Air Conditioning: Troubleshooting 6
MECH 32A Air Conditioning Control Circuit Analysis 3

Third Semester
MECH 31C Heat Pumps and Air Conditioning Systems 6
MECH 32B Refrigeration Control Circuit Analysis 3
INDUS 20 Industrial Safety and Health 3

Fourth Semester
INDUS 94 Industrial Mathematics 3
INDUS 95 Principles of Technology 3
MECH 60 Metal Trade Layout and Forming 5




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