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  • University of California San Diego | Extension Digital Arts Center

    -- San Diego, CA 
  • 6256 Greenwich Drive
    San Diego, CA 92122
    US
  • 858.534.6705 or 858.534.6731
  • 858.534.6633
  • dac@ucsd.edu
  • http://dac.ucsd.edu
  • Graphic & Web Design (Certificate/Diploma, 1 Years)
    For a position in Other Gaming Disciplines

    Video & Editing (Certificate/Diploma, 1 Years)
    For a position in Production (Producer)

    Mobile Applications Development (Certificate/Diploma, 1 Years)
    For a position in Game Design

  • Campus:Yes         Online: No
  • In state: 14500 US Dollars (USD) per Full Program
    Out of state: 11500 US Dollars (USD) per Full Program
    Non-US National (Overseas Students): 13500 US Dollars (USD) per Full Program
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      The Digital Arts Center ( DAC ) is a branch of

    The University of California, San Diego, Extension.

     

    DAC offers professional training in various digital media art fields such as graphic & web design, video production, and mobile apps.

    We believe your education experience is greatly enhanced when you and your peers have unlimited access to your own licenses of the design software and your own computer. Check with the program manager for details on book/software versions pertaining specifically to each program.  

    Mobile Applications Development Program
    The Mobile Applications Certificate Program at UC San Diego Extension, Digital Arts Center is an advanced training program for smartphone application enthusiasts and industry professionals seeking opportunities to expand their design, programming and software development skills into the world of mobile application development. The Mobile Application industry offers extensive opportunities for developers.

    The mobile application development certificate program is designed to provide students comprehensive training in programming, interface design and interaction design. Students produce complete mobile applications for mobile devices including iOS, Android based smartphones and other platforms. The educational experience is enhanced by an environment of professional training in which students work directly with their instructors (practicing mobile application developers) to conceive individual concepts for mobile applications.

    Today's 3 billion mobile phone users outnumber both internet users and land-line owners.

    Mobile applications range from giving access to a specific database to complete web access. Mobile applications help us streamline and organize our lives with a touch of a screen. Apps can provide a wide range of services from educational to informational, and social to recreational, helping us to navigate our lives as well as our surroundings. This one year certificate program enables students to apply their unique skills to a variety of mediums:

    • Mobile Application Design
    • Logical Delivery of Information Flow
    • Interface Design
    • Coding iOS/Android and other platforms
    • Publishing

    Benefits

    • Convenient pre-set, 12 month class schedule
    • Career focused mobile apps education in San Diego
    • Hands-on experience allowing you to immediately apply your new skills
    • Small class sizes with motivated students who share your interest in mobile application development
    • Individualized instruction from professionals within the mobile application industry
    • Tuition locked in for one year
    • UC San Diego Extension professional certificate in mobile application development awarded upon successful completion
    • Own and be trained on all of your own industry preferred hardware & software
    • Gain hands-on experience allowing you to immediately apply your new skills
    • Develop a mobile application portfolio with several applications across diverse platforms

    Graphic & Web Design

    The graphic designer blends art, technology and client's requirements into numerous forms of visual expression. Successful graphic & web designers must develop a broad range of skills sets to effectively bring a graphics project from concept to completion. The graphic & web design program teaches each student to use the newest technology to provide graphic design materials and website designs for individuals, businesses, ad agencies, etc.

    The digital graphic design & web program in San Diego takes a professional, experienced approach in applying these unique skills to a variety of mediums:

    • Graphically designed print collateral, including branding and corporate identity, small business logos, brochures, advertising, signage, packaging, etc.        
    • Digital graphic illustration as applied to logo development, and graphic design applications.
    • Digital photography.
    • Fundamentals of website planning, creating effective website designs and layouts.        
    • Use the latest Adobe Software while creating your projects from Photoshop and Illustrator to Dreamweaver and Flash.
    • HTML, CSS, and other client-sided programming languages           
    • Discover how to customize existing CSS templates and use pre-scripted JavaScripts to add functionality to your websites.        
    • Begin the evolution of your portfolio marketing materials (digital and traditional).        
    • DAC clients are often local non-profit companies in San Diego         

    Benefits

    • Convenient pre-set class schedule with 12-month evening programs.
    • Career focused graphic & web design education in San Diego.
    • Create interactive graphic & website design online portfolio and marketing materials to show potential employers/clients.
    • UC San Diego Extension professional graphic & web design certificate awarded upon successful completion
    • Study graphic & web design with motivated students who share your interests.
    • All courses taught by experienced industry professionals in the media arts / graphics & web field.
    • Small class sizes for more individualized instruction.
    • Internships / Externships for those who qualify
    • Own and be trained on all of your own industry preferred hardware & software.        
    • Tuition locked in for a year  

    Video & Editing Program
    Looking for a video production school? UC San Diego Extension Digital Arts Center multimedia training includes the principles of storytelling, videography, motion graphics and audio.

    Today, a knowledgeable multimedia student has the power to create film titles and trailers, video, graphics and sound for TV, and corporate media, commercials for TV, radio and interactive media--all from a desktop or laptop computer. Students will complete a series of projects developing rich media content illustrating the history, current activities and future aspirations of non-profit organizations with podcasts, flash animations, streaming video of interviews and a mini-documentary. Completing these video production projects allows students to develop a valuable working portfolio while obtaining practical experience in real-world situations.

    • Understand video production planning and development
    • Develop scripts for your projects
    • Understand fundamental cinematography
    • Demonstrate lighting and composition principles
    • Learn how to mic talent and record sound
    • Apply sound design techniques including editing and processing dialog, music and sound effects
    • Learn editing techniques using Final Cut Pro
    • Problem solve technical considerations from: delivery formats, to frame rates, codec usage & video transfer
    • Demonstrate proficiency in motion graphics
    • Design menus, buttons and digital video using the DVD specifications
    • Receive training in resume development, interviewing skills, guidance on business methods to pursue freelance work

    Benefits

    • Convenient pre-set class schedule with 12-month evening programs
    • Career focused video production school in San Diego
    • Create a portfolio of video work to show potential employers/clients
    • UC San Diego Extension professional Video & Editing certificate awarded upon successful completion
    • Study video production with motivated students who share your interests
    • All courses taught by experienced industry professionals in the multimedia field
    • Small class sizes for more individualized instruction
    • Internships / Externships for those who qualify
    • Own and be trained on all of your own industry preferred hardware & software
    • Tuition locked in for a year  

    For more information please see our website at http://dac.ucsd.edu  email: dac@ucsd.edu or call 858.534.6705

     

  • Hypnoticons

  • Hypnoticons
    Hypnoticons
    Date updated: 2012-12-13 Category: Strategy

    A new game from the University of California San Diego | Extension Digital Arts Center.

    Requirements:
  • Space GT updated

  • Space GT updated
    Space GT updated
    Date updated: 2012-12-12 Category: Racing/Flying

    Space GT is a classic arcade-style racing game set in various space environments. Players can chose from multiple ships and select any of three difficulty levels. Experience the excitement of racing neck and neck against other ships as you try to achieve the best time.

    Requirements:

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