What will I learn?

Our mission:

  • to develop students’ aesthetic and technical competence by providing training in state­-of-­the-­art software, production processes, theory and concepts
  • prepare students for employment in applied media industries
  • prepare students to transfer to media programs at 4 ­year institutions
  • give students a core background in art, design and online marketing
  • give students technical skills in media content development and web communication

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to input, create, edit, enhance and composite, a variety of visual media (vector-based and bitmaps, 2D and 3D) then optimize and format for output to web, screen or mobile media.
  • Students will be able to develop sophisticated imagery that conveys a message.
  • Students will be able to plan, design and construct a website that effectively communicates business and user goals.
  • Students will be able to plan, design and construct an interactive, user-oriented interface.

Which department am I in?

Santa Barbara City College

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
US$8,784.00 per year
Fall and Spring: USD $366 per unit for two semesters (12 units); Summer: USD $1,464 (4 units @ USD $366 per unit)
Application deadline

1 November 2021, 1 May 2022, 15 June 2022

Start date

10 January 2022, 27 June 2022, 29 August 2022

Venue

Wake Campus

300 N. Turnpike Road,

SANTA BARBANA,

California,

93111, United States

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
US$8,784.00 per year
Fall and Spring: USD $366 per unit for two semesters (12 units); Summer: USD $1,464 (4 units @ USD $366 per unit)
Application deadline

1 November 2021, 1 May 2022, 15 June 2022

Start date

10 January 2022, 27 June 2022, 29 August 2022

Venue

Schott Campus

310 W. Padre Street,

SANTA BARBARA,

California,

93105, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Graduates of high schools or equivalent are eligible for admission, with the equivalent of a GPA of 2.0 or better.

Students must be 18 years or older by the start of the semester without restrictions.

English Proficiency: TOEFL: PBT 450, CBT 160, IBT 60; iTEP: 3.0; IELTS: 5.5; IGCSE: C; GTEC CBT: 1030; Pearson Test of English: 45; PTE Academic: 44; STEP-Eiken: Grade Pre-1.

Application deadlines: Fall Semester: June 15; Spring Semester: November 1; Summer Session: May 1

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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