Web Design and Media Arts Career

Degree offered

Associate in Arts in Art Transfer

(Web Design & Media Arts Concentration)

Credits required 65


Joanne Preston

Program contact

Marisa Millard, Coordinator of Animation, Graphic Design, and Web Design, and Professor of Graphic Design, ext. 2691

Program Goals Statement

This program provides students with the necessary foundation to enter the job market for careers in Web design, Web animation, multimedia design, and media arts, or to transfer to a four-year BFA program in these fields. Course work emphasizes the creative process. Students develop a professional-level graphic design portfolio showcasing their visual communication skills as well as their grasp of industry-standard design technology.

Student Learning Outcomes

See Learning Outcomes.

Program Information

  • Students develop their creative and technical potential while building a strong portfolio for use in transferring or towards the job market.
  • Graphic design classes use industry-standard software and hardware in a dedicated design computer lab.

Additional information

  • Sequencing: Students should plan to complete all Studio Foundation program courses before taking any Advanced Studio courses.

After BCC

  • BCC participates in the statewide MassTransfer program and has developed many program-to-program transfer articulation agreements which guarantee admission and credit transfer. For a complete listing of eligible MassTransfer programs and current BCC articulation agreements, visit the Transfer Affairs website at www.BristolCC.edu/transfer

Infused General Education Competencies

Ethical Dimensions, Historical Awareness, Multicultural Perspective, Oral Communication

Degree Requirements

General Courses

ART 106Survey of Art History II: Modern Art

3 credits

ART 205Topics in Contemporary Art

3 credits

CIS 122Internet Developer

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Elective Courses

See General Education Competency Courses for course listings

Scientific Reasoning and Discovery Elective - Lab

4 credits

Quan/Sym Reasoning Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:0-7

Studio Foundation

ART 101Visual Art Colloquium

1 credit

ART 111Drawing I

3 credits

ART 121Two-Dimensional Design

3 credits

ART 122Two-Dimensional Design II

3 credits

ART 151Digital Photography

1 credit

ART 260Computer Graphics

3 credits

ART 271Web Design I

3 credits

ART 280Electronic Imaging

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:20

Advanced Studio

ART 201Careers in the Visual Arts

2 credits

ART 261Graphic Design I

3 credits

ART 266Typography Design

3 credits

ART 272Web Design II

3 credits

ART 273Advanced Web Design Studio

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:14

Program Electives - Choose three electives based on your choice of concentration and your goals

ART 251Photography II: Digital

3 credits

ART 276Multimedia Design

3 credits

ART 281Web Animation

3 credits

ART 282Character Animation

3 credits

ART 285Motion Graphics

3 credits

ART 292Design Studio

3 credits

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

or an ART course approved by the program coordinator

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

ART 101, ART 111, ART 121, ART 260, CIS 122, ENG 101

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

ART 106, ART 122, ART 151, ART 271, ART 280, ENG 102

Recommended Course Sequence - SUMMER

Consider taking Gen Ed or studio courses to reduce semester load.


Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

Program Elective, ART 201, ART 205, ART 261, ART 266, ART 272

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

Program Elective, Program Elective, ART 273, Lab Science Elective, Mathematics Elective
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