Recommended Course Sequence

Recommended Sequence of CoursesPrinter Friendly
Program of Study: Graphic DesignCourse Offerings subject to change. Please consult the current Schedule of Classes.
Department: Computer StudiesThis document is for planning purposes only and is not a guarantee of course offerings
Coordinator: swinston@santarosa.edu
Term Effective: Fall 2019
* denotes a required course.Students are strongly advised to meet with a counselor for educational planning
   

Semester 1
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
GD51*INTRO TO GRAPHIC DESIGN3.00Fall 2022, Spring 2023YESYESYES
CS72.11A*ADOBE INDESIGN 13.00Fall 2022, Spring 2023Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YES
GD15*HISTORY GRAPHIC DESIGN3.00Fall 2022, Spring 2023Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YES
Total Semester Units:9.00
Semester 2
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
CS70.11A*ADOBE PHOTOSHOP 13.00Fall 2022, Spring 2023Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YESYESYES
GD20*INTRO TO TYPOGRAPHY3.00Fall 2022, Spring 2023YES
GD62*COLOR THEORY1.50Spring 2023
CS71.11*ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR 13.00Fall 2022, Spring 2023Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YESYESYES
Total Semester Units:10.50
Semester 3
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
GD53*TECH IN ILLUSTRATOR3.00Fall 2022CS71.11YES
GD54*BEG PG LAYOUT & AD DESIG3.00Spring 2023GD51 AND CS72.11A
Total Semester Units:6.00
Semester 4
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
GD57 or Complete any combination.GETTING IT PRINTED3.00GD54
GD60*PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO1.50Spring 2023Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
GD65 or Complete any combination.CREATIVE BUSINESS1.50Fall 2022Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YES
Total Semester Units:6.00
Recommended course sequence units total:31.50
Minimum units to meet certificate requirements:31.50
Key:
In Person=Face to Face
Online=Fully Online, no mandatory face to face.
Hybrid=At least 51% online
Blended=Majority face to face