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2015-2016 Course Catalog 
2015-2016 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Airbrush Art

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The purpose of the Airbrush Art certificate is to provide design theory and practice in the techniques of airbrush regardless of the specialized application.

Airbrush is used in practically every phase of the graphic design field- in illustration, such as figure, mechanical, advertising, architectural and technical illustration; and in design, such as textile, plastic products, greeting cards and posters.

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Program Entry Requirements

1. Complete an application for admission.
2. Satisfy the assessment requirement.
3. Attend any required information/registration session.

Graduation Requirements

To earn an Airbrush Art certificate, a student must complete all required coursework as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

Total Credits Required to Complete this Certificate - 9

Fixed Costs

Tuition……………………………………………………………………………………..$143.00 per credit

The costs for each program are estimates and subject to change.

Varied Costs

  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Supplies/Equipment 200-300 20 20

Approximate total for certificate: $1,527-$1,627*

*Program entry requirements are not included in the total approximate cost.

What Kind of Work Will You Do?

• Take orders and clarify instructions.
• Use a variety of airbrush techniques depending on customer need.
• Create designs based on customer needs.

What Skills and Abilities Will You Need?

• Demonstrate eye-hand coordination for close work.
• Demonstrate an eye for color and design.
• Work independently and with little supervision.
• Demonstrate patience while doing detailed work.
• Work under pressure and meet deadlines.

What Else Should I Consider about this Program or Career Choice?

• Depending on place of employment, different techniques are used.
• Could be used as part-time work for additional income.

Nondiscrimination Policy

Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in or allow discrimination covered by law. This includes harassment based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy and marital status), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability and genetic information. Veteran status in educational programs, activities, employment practices, or admission procedures is also included to the extent covered by law. Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against may file a complaint through the College Discrimination Complaint Procedure. Complaint forms may be obtained from the Campus Provost’s office, the Academic Deans’ office, the Judicial Officer, or the EEO/AA Officer, Human Resources. For information about the ADA, the Section 504/ADA Coordinator can be contacted at 515-964-6857. For Title IX questions and concerns contact 515-964-6850.

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