Are you ready to be accelerated into a career in web and/or graphic design?
Our Web and Graphic Design Certificate Program will help you gain skills in design, coding, composition and animation as they apply to web and print production. And, our integrated approach to rapidly developing a full spectrum of graphic design tools used by today’s web developers, print designers and interactive media producers will equip you to enter the digital workforce. Adobe CS6 software is utilized and basic computer skills are required.
You will be taught how to navigate around tools, menus, palettes, views, etc. to provide hands-on experience with the basic tools and options of Photoshop, the industry’s leading digital image editing application. Learn the theories of graphic design while designing and producing several real-world projects. Textbook required; not included in price.
CT-MC042 Tues. & Thur., 6 – 9 p.m.
Oct. 9—Nov. 1 8 sessions $475
HTML 5 and CSS
Explore and understand how to create and change web documents using HTML, CSS, and HTML5. While HTML is he basic language of the web, HTML5 is the latest HTML web standard that offers flexibility, ease-of-coding, and powerful new features. Similarly, CSS offers more sophisticated properties and elegant solutions for styling and animating elements. Purchase of a domain name is required; not included in course price.
CT-MC046 Tues. & Thur., 6 – 9 p.m.
Nov. 8—Dec. 6 8 sessions $475
Dreamweaver is a professional HTML editor for designing, coding and developing web pages and applications. Working in a single environment, you will learn to create, build and manage websites and Internet applications. Textbook required; not included in price.
CT-MC521B Tues. & Thur., 6 – 9 p.m.
Dec. 11—Jan. 15 8 sessions $475
Flash is considered the standard for rich Internet multimedia authoring while JQuery is quickly becoming a necessity. You will create interactive, animated online presentations using powerful video, multimedia and application development features. Textbook required; not included in price.
CT-MC525 Tues. & Thur., 6 – 9 p.m.
Jan. 17—Feb. 12 8 sessions $475
You will learn the principles of document layout and design using In-Design. Execute assignments and projects, hands-on. Textbook required; not included in price.
CT-MC043Tues. & Thur., 6 – 9 p.m.
Feb. 14—Mar. 12 8 sessions $475
You will learn the tools, extensive text handling capabilities and shortcuts to create graphics, special type and logos. Textbook required; not included in price.
CT-MC800 Tues. & Thur., 6 – 9 p.m.
Mar. 14—Apr. 9 8 sessions $475
Creating a Portfolio (optional)
In this optional class you will integrate all principles of design to create a portfolio. The instructor will guide you with your project to achieve the best design portfolio possible.
CT-MC044 Tues. & Thur., 6 – 9 p.m.
Apr. 11—23 4 sessions $245
$2750 Total Certificate Cost (if paid at once). ($2850 if paid per class).
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