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Digital Communication - Graphic Design Specialization - Certificate Level 2

The Digital Communication-Graphic Design Specialization program provides students training in communication concepts, design, layout, and typography using computer technology to prepare print-based materials such as newsletters, brochures, advertisements, and other documents.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
ARTC 2311 History of Communication Graphics 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I (Photoshop) 3
ARTC 1309 Basic Illustration 3
15
Semester 2
ARTC 1317 Design Communication I 3
ARTC 1321 Illustration Techniques I 3
ARTC 1353 Computer Illustration (Illustrator) 3
ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing I 3
12
Semester 3

Year 2

Semester 1
ARTC 2313 Digital Publishing II 3
ARTC 2305 Digital Imaging II 3
IMED 1316 Web Design I OR
PHTC 1311 Fundamentals of Photography 3
ARTC 2317 Typographic Design 3
12
Semester 2
ARTC 2347 Design Communication II 3
ARTC 2335 Portfolio Development for Graphic Design (Capstone) 3
6
Semester 3
Total Credits 45

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.