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    Jul 21, 2024  
2020-2021 | Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic Design Short-Term Technical Certificate

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The Graphic Design Short-Term Technical Certificate provides students with the skills to enter a new job field or advance in their current one. Students will utilize their creative abilities to design, create and edit digital content using various graphic design software, primarily for the web. Short-Term Technical Certificates consist of three to seven courses that can be completed in a year or less. To receive a Certificate of Completion, students must complete the required courses with a “C” or better and submit an application for certificate.
NOTE  Federal Financial Aid is not available for Short-Term Technical Certificate programs, but scholarship assistance may be available.
NOTE  Students pursuing a Short-Term Technical Certificate may need to satisfy course prerequisites which may include placement testing.  


  IMD 101S Introduction to Interactive Media     1 C    
  IMD 111S Principles of Interactive Design    2 C  
  IMD 131S Fundamentals of Graphic Design   2 C  
  IMD 133S Typography and Layout    2 C  
  IMD 231S Photo Editing   3 C  
  IMD 232S Digital Illustration   3 C  
  IMD 233S Electronic Publishing   3 C  
  Credit Hours 16    
  ♦ Students who cannot demonstrate basic computer skills must take Introduction to Computers before entering this program. 
♦ Students enrolled in this program are permitted and encouraged to develop an electronic portfolio by taking IMD 292S  during their final term.