This program is a concentration of traditional and digital courses to develop students skills in graphic design. The certificate program is also ideal for those students seeking professional development or improving on current skills. Graduates may find employment as a production artist, graphic designer, illustrator, desktop publisher, web developer, freelance designer or eligible Adobe® Certified user. The student may also elect to transfer to a four-year institution.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
Develop a portfolio suitable for employment, transfer to a four-year institution or artistic development.
Develop visual communication skills.
Demonstrate technical and perceptual skills.
Use principles of design.
Use color theory.
Use current technology as it applies to the arts.
Analyze in order to render 2D forms via line, value and perspective.