Getting Started in Multimedia and Graphic Arts

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Below you will find information on the degrees and certificates we offer, as well as a sampling of classes. If you're just getting started on Ohlone and have questions on how to enroll or have questions on how the Multimedia program works, check out the Multimedia Frequently Asked Questions.

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Multimedia Program Objectives

As a student in the Multimedia and Graphic Arts program, you will acquire the following skills upon successful completion of the courses:

  • Demonstrate proficiency using multimedia software.
  • Use conceptual skills by innovating, brainstorming, sketching, problem-solving, building prototypes and scenarios, and by constructing narratives.
  • Demonstrate the ability to design projects that communicate specific ideas.
  • Exhibit professional behavior and work ethics.
  • Express recognition of the diverse cultural contributions to art and design.

Graphic Arts Program Objectives

Students in the Graphic Arts program will acquire the following skills upon successful completion of the courses:

  • Employ skills and process to work in traditional graphic arts and digital graphic arts.
  • Imaging and sketching techniques.
  • Develop creative graphic designs.
  • Prepare professional quality graphic art presentation.
  • Deliver a verbal presentation of prepared graphic art solutions to a group.

Multimedia and Graphic Arts Degrees and Certificates

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Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree

Certificate of Achievement

Certificates of Accomplishment

Additional Information

Review a sample listing of Courses in this area of study. Review academic requirements in the Catalog and in the Curriculum Guides. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and discuss their long-range academic plan.

Apply for a Degree or Certificates

Are you finishing your associate degree or certificate? Please review How to Apply for a Degree or Certificate.

Related Information at Ohlone

Multimedia and Graphic Arts Courses

See also Multimedia Courses and Graphic Arts Courses.

Transfer Information for Multimedia and Graphic Arts Majors

Visit to explore major information and courses articulated with these universities.

Please visit the Counseling Department and Transfer Center for information.

Career Opportunities in Multimedia and Graphic Arts

Whether their strength is design or gaming, programming or animation, we offer a rich and challenging curriculum to our students that will prepare them to be a competitor and innovator in today's technology driven marketplace.

Please refer to the following links for employment outlook and labor market information:

Please visit the Counseling Department and Career Services for information.

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