Program Number: K700100

The Digital Design Program provides students with transferable skills allowing them to become competent and employable in the business community.

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in digital publishing positions, such as Information Technology Assistants, Production Assistants, Digital Assistant Designers, Graphic Designers, and Multimedia Designers.

Program Content:

This program focuses on broad transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of elements of the digital publishing industry. This course is focused on building a solid foundation of visual communications using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe In Design and Adobe Illustrator. Course includes digital graphic design and digital photography, image editing and retouching. This will be accomplished by providing training in a hands-on, real work environment utilizing current technologies used in industry for seeking a future in the graphic design field as computer graphic specialists. It also will introduce basic knowledge of computer skills required to proceed with further professional growth in this field.

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as a graphic designer. Students can expect to work in a variety of creative fields.

The Digital Design program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills that prepare students to be design thinkers. Students fully explore the principles and possibilities of graphic design, creating independent and creative solutions to a series of design problems. Knowledge of and exposure to contemporary design issues and graphic design history will be an important component of this program. Students will become proficient in all aspects of the design process, including planning, conceptualizing, designing, critical thinking, collaboration, and presentation.