Computer Essentials for Graphic Design
Graphic designers must be proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign and now must extend their reach from print into interactive design, design for the web and video. Pick up the software skills you need here in brief highly focused courses.
Not all courses are offered every semester.
All courses listed are required in order to complete the certificate program, unless otherwise noted.
A total of 9 (7 required and 2 from either concentrations) courses are needed to complete this certificate. Courses can be taken in any order if there are no prerequisites.
CTD 100 Illustrator I
CTD 111* Illustrator II: Graphic Design
CTD 121* Illustrator III: Graphic Design
CTD 200 Photoshop I
CTD 211* Photoshop II: Graphic Design
CTD 520 InDesign I
CTD 040 Managing the Design Process (Formerly CTB 040)
Concentration in Animation/Web
CTD 525 Interactive Design for Tablets and Smart Phones
CTD 706 Animation Design with Adobe Animate
Concentration in Architecture, Construction, or Interior Design
CTD 361 AutoCad I
CTD 362* AutoCad II
CTD 371 SketchUp for Interior Design and Virtual Reality
CTD 381 Revit I
CTD 382* Revit II
* Denotes course has prerequisite(s). This means that specific classes must be completed prior to enrolling in this course. Please see the course description for more information.