Mar 02, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

Web Design, Certificate

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This one-year certificate program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in various careers requiring commercial art and/or communication design production skills. The program’s courses include the rapidly advancing technology of computer graphics and hands-on training in typography, layout production, and design fundamentals. The credits acquired in this program are applicable toward the A.A.S. in Graphic Design.

The objectives of this program are to:

  • Demonstrate entry-level professional Photoshop skills including selecting, editing, retouching, and com positing images.
  • Exhibit a refined use of color appropriate for each client and project.
  • Research and select appropriate typefaces and design typography to support the branding or communication goal of a particular client or project.
  • Utilize a professional design process including research, concept development to create professional level Web page designs.
  • Create a consistent, visually appealing web page layouts utilizing Web Editors, hand-coding using HTML and CSS.
  • Utilize a computer as a production tool.

First Year

Total Program Hours: 30

Developmental Courses

Students may need to first take some developmental courses  that are designed to prepare students for the college-level coursework in their academic plan. This may add to the students’ completion time. The number of credits students take each semester will determine when the student will complete his/her program of study.

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