Effectively combining art, design and technology is vital to communicate ideas and sell products in today's fast-paced world. Genesee's Digital Art program emphasizes the role of computer technology in creative expression. Courses will develop your skills in animation, digital video, graphic design and web design, as well as more traditional techniques like photography and drawing. You'll also gain experience in major graphic design computer programs like Photoshop and Illustrator.
Students have access to the Digital Art Lab featuring state of the art Macintosh Computers and industry-standard software for illustration, photo editing, page layout, animation, website design and more. Internships with local businesses and the student design group AppleCore offers hands-on experience. Program graduates can secure entry-level positions in agencies specializing in graphic design, multimedia, web development, and digital illustration.
Suggested Prerequisites: Four units of high school English, three units of social studies and two years of high school mathematics and science; problem-solving skills; art preparation.