Aug 10, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

Digital Graphic Design Technology

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Program Description:

The Digital Graphic Design Technology program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the graphic design profession. The program emphasizes conceptualization, layout, design, illustration, advertising, and digital and multimedia preparation of printed and electronic promotional materials.

Students are trained in the development and design of promotional materials such as newspaper and magazine advertisements, posters, letterheads, corporate identity symbols, brochures, booklets, and the preparation of art for printing, typography, and electronic media.

Program Outcomes:   

  • Demonstrate proficiency in design principles, process, theory, history, and contemporary design practices.
  • Apply the principles of color, composition, hierarchy, and typography as required for various media; i.e., digital, print, motion, and 3D.
  • Demonstrate the required communication, creative, and technical skills necessary to carry a project from concept to production.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply critical thinking skills in the design process.
  • Acquire and demonstrate competency in the technical skills necessary to the profession of graphic design.
  • Create and present a portfolio of completed graphic design projects which showcase creativity and acquired skills in order to begin a career in graphic design profession.

Professional Accrediting Body: 

Not Applicable

State Agency/Entity Oversight:

Not applicable

Applicable Certification/License or Industry-recognized Certificates to Be Awarded:

The Digital Graphics Design Technology program assists students with preparation for the following certifications:

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Muse
  • Adobe Animate
  • Adobe Flash

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