Night Classes Offered by Platt College San Diego

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Opportunities for evening students

Do you wish to earn an Associate or Bachelor Degree in Graphic Design, 3D Animation/Modeling, Digital Filmmaking or Web Design/Development but work a 9-5, 40+ hour a week job? What if you could earn money during the day and earn a creative degree in your creative passion at night? As you learned new design skills earning your degree you could start utilizing them at work from day one—would that appeal to you? What if your school schedule was totally consistent in the evenings so it wouldn’t change or interfere with your working schedule or daily routine?

At Platt College San Diego – Digital Media Design the evening programs are structured perfectly for the hard working individual that wishes to take their talents to the next level. They are also perfect for the many creative individuals who are just not morning people who do their best work in the evening. Our consistent class schedule is ideal for working professionals, and our design classes become marketable quickly as students start using their new skills at work.

At Platt College San Diego the evening track offers just as many choices as the day track does. Choose night classes towards an associate of applied science degree in graphic design or digital media design; or go for night school classes towards your bachelor of science degree in media arts specializing in web design, 3D animation, digital video production, or visual effects and compositing.

Platt even offers night classes in support of specialized diplomas and specialized advanced diplomas in web design, digital media/animation, and digital video production. It’s all about what interests you, because everything you’re interested in is offered through college night classes at Platt College San Diego.

Platt College Term 1 Graphic Design
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Night School at Platt College Means More Choices

Platt College offers evening courses for all of our degree programs. This means we offer digital production night courses, design basics night classes, digital publishing evening classes, composition night college courses, layout evening classes, digital paint and illustration evening courses, typography night classes, prepress production college night classes, photo manipulation evening courses, and more.

Wondering how long it will take you to finish your target degree or certificate? Use the simple graphic below to find out. You can obtain your A.A.S degree in as little as 18 months, and if you’re aiming for a B.S. in Media Arts degree, your course of study can take as little as 3 years.


Taking Evening Classes at Platt: The Details

All emphasis-related evening courses run from 6:00pm until 10:00pm, Monday through Thursday, for a total of six weeks. This plan allows students to immerse themselves into each subject before moving onto the next. Whether you’re in a degree program or just in the market for a single design course to improve your skills in a specific area of web design or 3D modeling program, you will benefit from the convenience of our evening course schedule.

A Platt education does more than just prepare you for the career you’ve been dreaming of; it also prepares you for life as a well-informed citizen of the modern world. That’s why all Platt College San Diego students take general education courses, which are also available as night college courses. Some general ed courses meet Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays; others meet Tuesdays and Thursdays only. For this reason these courses run from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, or from 6:00pm to 8:30pm.

Benefits of Night Courses at Platt

Night courses allow students to maintain daytime jobs, and offer working professionals the opportunity to expand their existing skill set. Whether or not you fall into one of these categories, or you simply feel that your brain works better later on in the day, Platt College has a full suite of course options available.

At Platt we offer an extensive range of night classes in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign; evening classes in HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, and MySQL; evening courses in responsive design/UI and UX design, and more. Both our 16 and 19 month programs offer night school options.

Our evening courses maintain a small class size and offer students the ability to complete design classes first and focus on one design class at a time. And whether you choose night courses or not, you won’t face the added burden of application, parking, or monthly material fees or costs for books and supplies.

How Graduates of Platt College San Diego Use Their Degrees

When you take night courses at Platt to complete the associate of applied science degree: graphic design or digital media design programs you are prepared for a wide range of careers as well as further educational paths if you choose to take them. Your college night classes will have prepared you to work as a 3D modeler, brand identity developer, content developer, broadcast designer, digital publisher, graphic designer, interface designer, illustrator, layout artist, digital media developer, production artist, video editor, web designer, or visual image developer.

And if you still want to pursue more educational opportunities, you’ll already be eligible to pursue your bachelor of science degree in media arts. If you’ve finished your BS in media arts in web design, 3D animation, digital video production, or visual effects and compositing, your evening college courses have prepared you to go even further as a 3D modeler, digital compositor, motion graphics artist or designer, performance capture editor, post-production artist, sound technician or editor, special effects artist, video editor, visual effects artist, web and graphic designer, or web developer.

Contact us for more information about night classes at Platt College San Diego today.

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