The Design Communications Advanced Graphics/Design Certificate focuses on advanced software skills and design theories 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 with direct hands-on experience in developing projects from conception to distribution. Completion of the Design Communications Software Skills Certificate is a prerequisite to enrollment in this program. Students completing the following curriculum will receive an advanced 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, associate professor of design communications.