Advertising and Graphic Design Certificate

Advertising and Graphic Design Certificate

Program Code: 2C35894

The Advertising and Graphic Design Certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the professions of advertising, graphic design or allied profession. The hands-on classes allow a student to create professional quality designs suitable for inclusion in a portfolio. This certificate requires a total of 40-41 units. A minimum grade of C is required in each course taken.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Outcome 1: Create computer-generated publication designs that are suitable for inclusion in a student's portfolio. Outcome 2: Demonstrate an understanding of electronic pre-press, typography, paper specification, and commercial printing methods. Outcome 3: Apply the terminology of computer graphics to communications within the field of digital media.

Required Courses::
Business Practices in Art
Introduction to Advertising and Graphic Design
Publication Design
Advertising Design
Production Techniques for Graphic Designers
Packaging Design
Art Independent Study
Introduction to Digital Art
Vector Graphics
Digital Imaging I
Digital Publishing I
Digital Publishing II
Restricted Electives:
Color Theory
Basic Design (3 units)
Basic Drawing
Digital Photo Editing I
Introduction to Photography
Intro to Printing

DISCLAIMER: Data on this page was extracted from the official college catalog on 08/02/2016 and is subject to change. Any student interested in matriculating through the certificate program should cross reference the data found on this page against the official catalog and/or meet with a campus counselor.