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Certificate Program:Graphic Design Certificate Program

Learn the software every graphic designer needs to know, including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat, with our Graphic Design Certificate program. You'll prepare digital images, illustrations, and layouts, and learn how to address the elements of color, typography, composition, and visual identity. Hands-on projects will focus on essential skills and provide experience in professional graphic design project scenarios. Class assignments include photo editing and collage, display advertising, logo design, poster design, form design, magazine covers, promotional design, book design, and more. Graphic artists and designers with a range of technical, drawing and design skills are valuable members of work teams in a variety of industries. Many artists have also discovered the joys of freelance design and graphic development work. Classes include: Principles of Graphic Design, Illustrator Basics CS6, Illustrator Advanced CS6, Graphic Design Supervised Lab 1 – Logos, Photoshop Basics CS6, Photoshop Advanced CS6, InDesign Basics CS6, Graphic Design Supervised Lab 2, InDesign Advanced CS6, Graphic Design Supervised Lab 3 and Graphic Design Final Project. Tuition includes all textbooks.

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Tuition:  $1,795.00



Materials Cost:  $0.00





Schedule Information

Class Name (Course #/Class ID) Location Start Date Class Schedule
Adobe Illustrator CC (CCPD-1353 /123586) Kirkwood Center for Lifelong Learning 11/22/2021 Weekly - Mon, Wed 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 8 sessions starting 11/22/2021, ending 12/20/2021 ;
Class Skip Dates : (No class on 11/24/2021)
Adobe InDesign CC (CCPD-1503 /123575) Kirkwood Center for Lifelong Learning 02/21/2022 Weekly - Mon, Wed 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 8 sessions starting 2/21/2022, ending 3/16/2022
Adobe Photoshop CC (CCPD-1703 /123578) Kirkwood Center for Lifelong Learning 01/10/2022 Weekly - Mon, Wed 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 9 sessions starting 1/10/2022, ending 2/9/2022 ;
Class Skip Dates : (No class on 1/17/2022)
Graphic Design Certificate Program (CCCP-5450 /123590) Kirkwood Center for Lifelong Learning 11/01/2021 Weekly - Mon, Wed 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 35 sessions starting 11/1/2021, ending 3/21/2022 & Weekly - Wed 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 3/23/2022, ending 3/23/2022 ;
Class Skip Dates : (No class on 11/23/2021, 11/24/2021, 12/21/2021, 12/22/2021, 12/23/2021, 12/27/2021, 12/28/2021, 12/29/2021, 12/30/2021, 1/17/2022, 1/19/2022)
Graphic Design Final Project (CCPD-8020 /123584) Kirkwood Center for Lifelong Learning 03/23/2022 Weekly - Wed 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 3/23/2022, ending 3/23/2022
Graphic Design Supervised Lab 2 (CCPD-8000 /123580) Kirkwood Center for Lifelong Learning 02/14/2022 Weekly - Mon, Wed 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 2 sessions starting 2/14/2022, ending 2/16/2022
Graphic Design Supervised Lab 3 (CCPD-8010 /123581) Kirkwood Center for Lifelong Learning 03/21/2022 Weekly - Mon 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 3/21/2022, ending 3/21/2022
Graphic Design Supervised Lab I - Logos (CCPD-8005 /123577) Kirkwood Center for Lifelong Learning 01/03/2022 Weekly - Mon, Wed 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 2 sessions starting 1/3/2022, ending 1/5/2022
Principles of Graphic Design (CCPD-1100 /123568) Kirkwood Center for Lifelong Learning 11/01/2021 Weekly - Mon, Wed 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 6 sessions starting 11/1/2021, ending 11/17/2021