University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Digital & Graphic Design Certificate

The Digital & Graphic Design Certificate provides students the opportunity to establish a base understanding of the tools and techniques of computer-based digital imaging, design, and publication. Ranging from photo editing/manipulation and graphical elements (raster and vector) to typography, layout design, and basic animation. Student learn to design elements to convey information in a compelling and persuasive way. 

Post-secondary Certificate - Digital & Graphic Design


Digital & Graphic Design Certificate Required Courses12
Total Hours12

Degree Specific Credits: 12

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Digital & Graphic Design Certificate Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
GDSN 149ADigital Imaging I3
GDSN 231Graphic Design Applications3
or JRNL 430 Print & Web Editing & Design
MART 255Photoshop: Art and Design3
MART 256Illustrator: Vector and Layout Design3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-