Graphic Design Certificate

This certificate provides an introduction to graphic design. Students learn to use design elements such as typography, graphics, illustrations, and images to convey information in a compelling and persuasive way. Courses in this certificate cover basic techniques, software, and concepts necessary to create effective media or develop a foundation for future study.

Post-secondary Certificate - Graphic Design

College of the Arts and Media

Degree Specific Credits: 15

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Summary

Required Courses

12

Electives

3

Total Hours

15


Required Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

GDSN 149A

Digital Imaging I

3

GDSN 231

or JRNL 430

Graphic Design Applications

or Print & Web Editing & Design

3

GDSN 391

Graphic Design II

3

MART 256

Illustrator: Vector and Layout Design

3

Total Hours

12

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Elective

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of one of the following courses:

3

ARTZ 214

Illustration

ARTZ 271A

Printmaking I

ARTZ 284A

Photo I-Technologies and Processes

ARTZ 311

Drawing II

ARTZ 371

Printmaking II

ARTZ 380

Data Arts

JRNL 412

Magazine Production and Design

MART 302

Intro to Motion Design

MART 340

Principles of Interactive Media

MART 341

Intro to Web Design

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-