Graphic Design (Certificate)
The certificate program in Graphic Design prepares students, with or without a baccalaureate degree in art, for the conception and production of two-dimensional graphic designs, with emphasis on the utilization of software for the Macintosh computer. The certificate program is an alternative to a traditional four-year art degree, for creative and self-motivated students who specifically want to develop their technical proficiency, aesthetic sensibility, and design expertise.
Students seeking a certificate in Graphic Design must complete a minimum of 16 semester credit hours which must include:
Required core courses:
- ART 244 Introduction to Macintosh
- ART 344 Advanced Raster-Image Development
- ART 345 Advanced Vector-Image Development
- ART 444 Advanced Typography and Design OR
ART 445 Introduction to Digital Media
Additional electives in studio art are strongly recommended.
For additional information, contact the Department of Art at 216-687-2040.