Basic Graphic Design - Certificate of Completion

The Basic Graphic Design program provides students with the essential skills and workforce preparation needed for careers in graph design. The curriculum also prepares students for a pathway to credit graphic design programs. Students gain knowledge in fundamentals of typography, design principles, website creation, project management, digital techniques, workplace diversity, and portfolio development.

Required Courses

GRFN 3001BASIC GRAPHIC DESIGN0
GRFN 3002FUNDAMENTALS OF GRAPHICS AND PRODUCTION0

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the basic digital workflow for graphic design projects.
  2. Learn basic copyright laws for the visual arts.
  3. Develop a professional resume, business cards and letterhead design.
  4. Produce and design a logo, a newsletter, a poster, and folded brochure, and multiple page publication from concept to completion.
  5. Conduct a job search and gain familiarity with the types of jobs available in the graphic design industry.