Curriculum Guides 2005-2006
(Fall 2005, Spring 2006, Summer 2006)

These curriculum guides are based on the Ohlone College 2005-2006 degree requirements. Students who will be graduating using a different catalog for their degree requirements should see a counselor and/or refer to the appropriate Ohlone College Catalog (view Ohlone's Catalog Rights Policy). All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review degree requirements and/or have questions answered.

Graphic Arts / Computer Graphics
AA Degree
Certificate of Achievement Program

This curriculum is designed to prepare students as graphic artists for careers with graphic design printing companies and other media firms. Students are encouraged to develop a wide variety of skills in order to be better prepared for a range of job opportunities. Placement often depends upon the portfolio of completed work, willingness to move to a different area, and job availability.

Requirements for AA Degree:

  1. Complete Major Field and Supporting Course as indicated below.
  2. Complete Plan A, B, or C General Education requirements. These are specified in the Ohlone College Catalog.
  3. Complete at least 60 degree-applicable units with a 2.0 grade point average.
  4. Complete at least 12 units at Ohlone College.

Requirements for Certificate of Achievement:

  1. Complete Major Field courses as indicated below.
  2. Complete at least six units at Ohlone College.
  3. Maintain a 2.0 grade point average in Major Field courses.

Major Field

Major Field Courses
Number Title Units
ART-103A Survey of World Art History-Prehistoric Through 1300 C.E. OR 4
ART-103B Survey of World Art History-14th Century Through 20th Century (4)
ART-104A Two-Dimensional Design 3
ART-104C Color 3
ART-106A Descriptive Drawing 3
ART-133A Black and White Photography OR 3
ART-134A Basic Color Photography OR (3)
ART-139A Digital Photography (2)
GA/ART-109A Beginning Graphic Design I 3
GA/ART-109B Beginning Graphic Design II 3
GA/ART-110A Advanced Graphic Design I 3
GA/ART-110B Advanced Graphic Design II 3
GA/ART/BA/CS-160A Computer Graphics I 4
GA/ART/BA/CS-161A Digital Graphics I 2

Supporting Courses

Supporting Course
Number Title Units
JOUR-146-148 Photography/Graphic Arts Newspaper Staff 1-3

[Graphic Arts Department]

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