The Design Communications Basic Skills Certificate focuses on software skills for digital illustration and layout techniques for print, web design and multimedia. Students are trained in the use of industry-standard graphics and design software for the field. Students completing the following curriculum will receive a Certificate of Proficiency. To qualify for the Certificate of Proficiency, the student must complete a Capstone Experience in the final semester of the program.
This is a TSI waived certificate. Students declaring this major are not subject to the TSI regulations unless they enroll in a course outside the prescribed curriculum.
Program advisor is Paul Davidson, assistant professor of design communications.
*Although not a requirement, students are strongly encouraged to take HUDV 1100 during the first semester of enrollment.
**CTE related course that may be articulated with high school.
***Consult program advisor for proper choice of course.