This is not an actual course. This is the program application to state you are pursuing this certificate program.
Build proficiency in the core design software tools used in the commercial printing and graphic design industry. Graphic Design Certificate candidates expand their Adobe design skills and learn additional design theory and print communication concepts and techniques. The Graphic Design Certificate is suitable if you are crossing disciplines, such as web design to print & graphic design, or if you are responsible for marketing and designing materials in your current employment but have no formal training and experience in graphic design.
Courses may be taken individually to expand your skill set.
Our labs are equipped with Windows PC computers and Mac computers (Adobe courses). Although we provide the required software programs in our computer labs during instructional times, you also need access to the software, if applicable, at home or at work to complete exercises, assignments, and projects.
Prerequisites: You must have a working knowledge of computer basics including navigating, creating, editing, and saving files and folders.
GRAPHIC DESIGN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:
To earn the Graphic Design Certificate you must register in the certificate application course 173WM9999C.
To earn the Graphic Design Certificate you must successfully complete the following six (6) core courses plus an additional 1.3 CEUs of elective courses
* Adobe Illustrator Level I
* Adobe Illustrator Level II
* Adobe InDesign Level I
* Adobe Photoshop Level I
* Adobe Photoshop Level II
* Graphic Design Capstone: Designing Your Brand Using Adobe Software (Must be the last course taken)
ELECTIVE COURSE OPTIONS:
Offerings vary by semester. Visit http://continuingeducation.unlv.edu/catalog/print-and-graphic-design-certificates for a complete list of elective options and more details about this program.
There are still openings remaining at this time.