Arts Entrepreneurship in Drawing Certificate of Achievement

Provide students and the community with the opportunity to develop and pair their artistic skill set in a specific medium with essential business skills to become the driving force of their own careers in the arts. This is a focus on drawing.

This certificate focuses on starting and managing a visual arts business for students to represent and sell their artwork while developing their skill set in drawing. It will serve the needs of students looking to start or further develop an independent arts business.

In completing the certificate students will:

  • Demonstrate competence in the technical skills in drawing.
  • Produce a professional physical and digital art portfolio.
  • Develop the basic entrepreneurial skills in marketing, self-promotion, and business planning.
Course Code Title Units
Required Courses
DDP 195Business Practices and Portfolio Preparation for Creatives3
ART 001ABeginning Drawing & Composition3
BUMA 027Marketing3
BUMA 028Introduction To Entrepreneurship3
Select 3 units from the following:
DDP 116Social Media Design3
BUMA 026Social Media Marketing3
CIS 082CFront End Web Development3
Art Concentrated Electives
Select 6 units from the courses below:
ART 005ABeginning Figure Drawing3
ART 001BIntermediate Drawing & Composition3
ART 005BIntermediate Figure Drawing3
ART 003ABasic Design & Color3
ART 006AIntermediate Design & Color3
Total Units21