Certificate of Completion in Cross Functional Design and Web Essentials

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include FYE101 and FYE103. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ART100 Introduction to Digital Arts OR Permission of Program Director 0–1
ADA203 Creative Design for Advertising 3
ART/MMT190 Art of Web Site Design 3
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems CS 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
RE Restricted Elective 3
RE Restricted Elective 1–3

Restricted Electives

Complete two (2) courses for a total of four to six (4-6) credits from the lists below that best align with your academic and professional goals. For assistance, consult with an academic, faculty, or program advisor.

A list of additional, alternative, or supplemental courses for this pathway map
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ADA/ART177 Digital Photographic Imaging I Focus Area 1: Graphic Design OR Focus Area 4: Social Media 3
ART103 Typography in the Digital Age Focus Area 1: Graphic Design 3
ART298AA Special Projects Focus Area 1: Graphic Design 1
ART104 Cross-Media Marketing for Designers Focus Area 2: Marketing 3
ART181 Graphic Design I Focus Area 2: Marketing 3
CIS120DB Introduction to Adobe Illustrator Focus Area 3: Web Design/Development 3
CIS120DF Introduction to Adobe Photoshop Focus Area 3: Web Design/Development OR Focus Area 4: Social Media 3
CIS136 Content Management Systems: WordPress Focus Area 3: Web Design/Development 3
CIS138DA Desktop Design and Publishing Using Adobe InDesign Focus Area 3: Web Design/Development 3
CIS220DF Adobe Photoshop Level II: Advanced Digital Imaging Focus Area 3: Web Design/Development 3
CIS233DA Internet/Web Development Level II Focus Area 3: Web Design/Development 3
CIS108 or
CIS298AA
Electronic Portfolio Development or Special Projects Focus Area 3: Web Design/Development 1
CIS103 Introduction to Social Media Focus Area 4: Social Media 3
MKT110 Marketing and Social Networking Focus Area 4: Social Media 3

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ART100 Introduction to Digital Arts OR Permission of Program Director 0–1
ART/MMT190 Art of Web Site Design 3
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems CS 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ADA203 Creative Design for Advertising 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
RE Restricted Elective 3
RE Restricted Elective 1–3

Restricted Electives

Complete two (2) courses for a total of four to six (4-6) credits from the lists below that best align with your academic and professional goals. For assistance, consult with an academic, faculty, or program advisor.

A list of additional, alternative, or supplemental courses for this pathway map
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ADA/ART177 Digital Photographic Imaging I Focus Area 1: Graphic Design OR Focus Area 4: Social Media 3
ART103 Typography in the Digital Age Focus Area 1: Graphic Design 3
ART298AA Special Projects Focus Area 1: Graphic Design 1
ART104 Cross-Media Marketing for Designers Focus Area 2: Marketing 3
ART181 Graphic Design I Focus Area 2: Marketing 3
CIS120DB Introduction to Adobe Illustrator Focus Area 3: Web Design/Development 3
CIS120DF Introduction to Adobe Photoshop Focus Area 3: Web Design/Development OR Focus Area 4: Social Media 3
CIS136 Content Management Systems: WordPress Focus Area 3: Web Design/Development 3
CIS138DA Desktop Design and Publishing Using Adobe InDesign Focus Area 3: Web Design/Development 3
CIS220DF Adobe Photoshop Level II: Advanced Digital Imaging Focus Area 3: Web Design/Development 3
CIS233DA Internet/Web Development Level II Focus Area 3: Web Design/Development 3
CIS108 or
CIS298AA
Electronic Portfolio Development or Special Projects Focus Area 3: Web Design/Development 1
CIS103 Introduction to Social Media Focus Area 4: Social Media 3
MKT110 Marketing and Social Networking Focus Area 4: Social Media 3

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