Communication Design Essentials
Competency exams will determine students' level of proficiency with Adobe software programs; all students must be proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign to progress to the next course.* Must take at least 3 credits from below:
- Fundamentals of Design
- Adobe Photoshop Workshop
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator Workshop
- Adobe InDesign Workshop
- Adobe Photoshop Advanced
- Adobe Creative Suite Overview
Select at least 3 credits from courses below:
- Visual Identity Design
Logos, design, fonts, color, photography, composition, text and style come together to form a perceived image for marketing initiatives, individuals, businesses and products. In this course, explore how to apply and integrate Adobe Creative Suite skills toward the development of basic print design projects and branding that begin to communicate to various audiences. Consider how to use tools more effectively to have visual impact. Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Design, Adobe InDesign or equivalent experience.
|Total Minimum Required:||12.0||4 courses|
*For those not proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, up to 6.0 additional credits may be required beyond the 12 total required credits.