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2020-2021 Online Catalog 
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Graphic Design, CT.

Program Description

This Graphic Design Certificate provides students who need a certificate to start working in the market as a graphic designer with a practical understanding of the commercial area of graphic design. In this multi-disciplinary certificate students receive training in a wide range of activities including typography, publication design, computer-aided graphic design, and web design. Students create digital works using cutting-edge software, such as the Adobe Creative Suite, including Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Animate.

Upon successful completion of all requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the practical skills involved in creating visuals, combining images and typography;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate color and paper selection for print and non-print media;
  • Understand and utilize digital design software and website development tools to prepare graphic examples;
  • Create a portfolio that demonstrates competency in graphic design.

After Union County College

Graduates can work in the field of graphic design or further their education in the discipline.

Recommended Sequence

Total Program Credits: 31

*FIA 108  recommended.