Digital Media Technology – Print Design Certificate Course Requirements, 2020
With the availability of affordable publishing software for personal computers and low-cost printing devices, many individuals, businesses and organizations now produce their own print material in-house. Creating print material that is effective requires an understanding of key design elements. The Print Design Certificate is designed to develop the fundamental skills, techniques, and software knowledge necessary to conceive, lay out, and produce graphics and type for print media. Topics include design theory as well as hands-on projects.
A prerequisite to this certificate is the passing of a departmental computer skill competency exam or the completion of CIS110 or CIS-111. Students may apply all coursework from this certificate program to the Associate Degree in Digital Media Technology.
|Print Design Certificate||Course Hours Per Week||
|FIRST SEMESTER (Fall)|
|GRD-151||Computer Design Basics||1||4||3|
|GRD-167||Photographic Imaging I||1||4||3|
|SECOND SEMESTER (Spring)|
|GRA-151||Computer Graphics I||1||3||2|
|THIRD SEMESTER (Summer)|
|DME-115||Graphic Design Tools||2||2||3|
|FOURTH SEMESTER (Fall)|
|GRA-152||Computer Graphics II||1||3||2|
|FIFTH SEMESTER (Spring)|
|GRD-265||Digital Print Production||1||4||3|
|Total Required Minimum Semester Hours Credit||