2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Nov 27, 2022  
2016-2017 Course Catalog & 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. (Program Length: 2 Semesters Minimum)

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


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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