2020-2021 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 30, 2024  
2020-2021 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic Design for the Web Certificate

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Program Description

The Graphic Design for the Web certificate program is a sequence of courses designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in the development of graphic images. Program graduates are to be competent in the technical areas of computer terminology and concepts, website design and development, and Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Program graduates will receive a Graphic Design for the Web Technical certificate of credit and will be qualified for employment as graphic designers.

View the Graphic Design for the Web Certificate Program Fact Sheet  for additional information.

Students applying for this program must be accepted into the Web Site Design/Developer degree or diploma program unless they have completed the required prerequisite courses for this certificate.

Employment Opportunities

Graphic Designers

Regulations published by the U.S. Department of Education require institutions that participate in the Title IV student financial assistance programs to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV-eligible educational programs, two years earlier, that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE Programs). Click here to review current Gwinnett Technical College data for the Graphic Design for the Web certificate.


Essential Technical Courses (24 Credits)

Total Hours (24)


Any CIST course for which the student has met the prerequisites may be used to satisfy this requirement. Program Director suggested electives include: 

Suggested First Semester classes:


Some courses may have additional prerequisites not listed in the curriculum. Please refer individual course descriptions for further information.

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