Design Processes VISDP.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 16 Credit Hours

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Design
Effective as of Fall 2014

Are you looking for an introduction to digital illustration, imaging and digital page layout? Whether you're looking to learn the basics in design software, or just want to have the best family newsletter, this program can help you reach your goal.

Students who complete this short-term certificate may obtain entry-level positions in the field of print/graphic design or continue in the Visual Communications program for completion of the Associate of Applied Science degree.

What is "Design Processes"?

This certificate provides an introduction to the design process including hand sketching, development of thumbnails, digital illustration and imaging, page layout; and, composition techniques to support a variety of entry-level design positions. Students will be exposed to the latest version of the Adobe products.

Program Outcomes

  • Develop professional quality presentations and demonstrate adequate written and oral communication skills.
  • Recognize, understand and use the language and jargon of design.
  • Communicate design concepts at various stages of development using the design process, drawing skills and/or appropriate software.

Career Opportunities

Students will be able to obtain entry-level positions in the field of print/graphic design.

Additional Information

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program: View the Gainful Employment Information

Curriculum

Course Title Credits
VIS 1100 Design Basics 4
VIS 1140 Design Processes I 4
VIS 1208 Typography 4
VIS 1250 Print Production 4
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.