Certificate of Achievement in Graphic Design

Division: Industry & Technology

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Graphic Design. Students completing this certificate will acquire knowledge and skills related to creating and appraising graphic design and integrated graphics utilizing the computer software Adobe Illustrator, PhotoShop, and InDesign.

Program Outcomes

  • Create and appraise graphic designs related to graphic design applications and integrated graphics utilizing various graphic design computer programs such as Adobe Illustrator, PhotoShop, and InDesign.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following fields: Graphic Designer

Program Requirements 

GD 100Introduction to Graphic Design4
GD 101Graphic Design I3
GD 102Digital Imaging Design I3
GD 204Graphic Design II3
GD 209Graphic Design III - Integrated Graphics4

The Certificate of Achievement requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Industry & Technology Division Chair.