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Graphic Arts Courses

Register for classes using WebAdvisor. Review the searchable online Class Schedule for class dates and times. Course descriptions are available in the Catalog. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and discuss their long-range academic plan.

A sampling of courses for this discipline includes (not a complete list):

Skip list of courses.

  • GA/ART-109A Beginning Graphic Design I (Letter Forms and Typography)
  • GA/ART-109B Beginning Graphic Design II
  • GA/ART-110A/B Advanced Graphic Design
  • GA/MM-112 Motion Graphics
  • GA/ART-138A Beginning Photoshop
  • GA/ART-138B Intermediate Photoshop
  • GA/ART-160A/B Computer Graphics
  • GA/ART-161A/B Digital Graphics
  • GA/ART/ID-163 Digital Arts Lab - Macintosh
  • GA-169A/ART-139A Beginning Digital Photography
  • GA-169B/ART-139B Intermediate Digital Photography

Textbooks, Online Access Codes, Other Supplies and Resources

Most Ohlone College classes require the purchase of a textbook, and some classes require the purchase of online access codes (also known as keys) or other supplies. Most of these purchases are available at the Ohlone College Bookstore.

Students may also be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Please check with the instructor.

More at Textbooks: Information and Purchasing, including Online Orders, Newark Center Textbooks and Supplies, Book Buybacks, and Textbook Costs.

Student Learning Outcomes

Graphic Arts / Computer Graphics AA Degree

  1. Employ skills and process required for working in both traditional graphics arts and digital graphics arts.
  2. Demonstrate a variety of fundamental graphic imaging and sketching techniques.
  3. Utilize problem solving techniques in developing creative graphic designs.
  4. Prepare a professional quality graphic art presentation.
  5. Deliver a verbal presentation of prepared graphic art solutions to a group.
  6. Produce a high quality student portfolio of graphic arts projects.
  7. Demonstrate personal growth as an artist using graphics arts.