Graphic Design Certificate

The Graphic Design certificate offers introductory courses in three key areas of Adobe software required to work in the design industry:  Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator.  A second class of InDesign is included along with Concept Development, which emphasizes good design, problem solving, planning and design functionality.  InDesign is used for layout, Photoshop for image manipulation and Illustrator for vector drawing.

Note: Students are held to all prerequisite requirements; some students may require more than 5 courses to complete this certificate.

Certificate Requirements

Requirements List

DSN 121 Basic InDesign

DSN 210 Basic Photoshop

DSN 220 Concept Development

DSN 235 Vector Drawing

DSN 307 Intermediate InDesign

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2018-2019 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2018 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.