Program Overview

Graphic design is the process of visual communication and problem-solving through the use of design elements such as typography, graphics, and images. A designer’s work demands creativity, up-to-date knowledge of industry software, and a professional approach to time, cost, and deadlines. This entry-level course will cover basic design concepts in color theory, typography, and layout. We will also explore elements of Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator) and create real-world projects to enhance your graphic design portfolio.

This course will prepare you to take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exam, “Print and Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign.” The Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification allows you to demonstrate proficiency in Adobe digital communications tools. Become a Certified Associate and stand apart from your peers, boost your confidence, and expand your career opportunities. ACA exam is an additional cost. Click here for more information.

Adobe Indesign: This entry-level course will cover basic design concepts in color theory, typography, and layout. We will also explore elements of Adobe Creative Cloud. This course is great for small business owners wanting to create their own advertising collateral to those wanting to enter the graphic design industry.

Adobe Illustrator: This course was designed to teach you everything you need to know to use of Adobe Illustrator. We start at the beginning, showing you around the program and teaching you how to do the most basic functions.

Adobe Photoshop: This entry-level course will cover basic design concepts in color theory, typography, and layout.

Graphic Design Bundle: This bundle includes all 3 Adobe Graphic Design programs for $899. Financial assistance is available for this product.

Certifications

  • Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) – Certification exam is an additional $180.

Career Opportunities

  • Printing Companies
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Graphic Designer
  • Freelance Designer
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Publishers

Coursework

  • Introduction to Design
  • Adobe Software Basics
  • Logos
  • Business Cards
  • Advertisements
  • Brochures
  • Portfolios
  • ACA Certification Prep

Program Dates & Cost

  • Adobe InDesign: 0ct.16-Dec.13
  • Adobe Illustrator: Jan.10-Feb.28
  • Adobe Photoshop: Mar.26-May2
  • Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-8:30 pm
  • Purchase all 3 Adobe classes for $899

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance is available for the Graphic Design Bundle. Contact Laci Davis at 918.331.3261.

How To Purchase

For Adobe InDesign click here to purchase online.

For Adobe Illustrator click here to purchase online.

For Adobe Photoshop click here to purchase online.

Contact Lauren Walls, Enrollment Specialist, at 918.331.3291 or lauren.walls@tricountytech.edu.

Graphic Design Program Brochure 

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