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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Desktop Publishing (CRT.DPGD)

This certificate provides skills and knowledge to prepare students for entry level positions in the desktop publishing field. With a knowledge of desktop publishing software tools along with basic web technology and office software, graduates may fill various entry level positions in the desktop publishing field.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
CIS-088
Adobe Photoshop

CIS-088
Adobe Photoshop

This course introduces the basics of Photoshop, an image-editing program. These basics include working with layers, selections, color adjustment, paint tools, filters, and type transforming. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-092
Adobe Illustrator

CIS-092
Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator software, a PostScript-based drawing program, is used to create sophisticated artwork which can be imported into other programs for further manipulation. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-099
Introduction to Web Technology

CIS-099
Introduction to Web Technology

This introductory course teaches web page design principles, including proper use of HTML5 and CSS3 and introductory JavaScript.


Prerequisites: CIS 040 or equivalent experience


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-160
Practical Software Applications

CIS-160
Practical Software Applications

Provides an opportunity for students to learn computer concepts and to use word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation software. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
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BUS, CIS or ITT Elective

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BUS, CIS or ITT Elective

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

15.0
Second Semester
CIS-090
Adobe InDesign

CIS-090
Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign is a graphic design software used to create design layouts. Students will integrate text, graphics, photos, and other elements to create documents. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

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3.0
ITT-053
Digital Media Arts

ITT-053
Digital Media Arts

An introduction to using digital technology to produce artistic creations on the computer. Students will learn basic art theories of design, color, typography, and visual elements and how to apply them in a digital environment.


Course Outline

* +++
3.0
CIS-051
Designing for the Web

CIS-051
Designing for the Web

Tools, techniques, design workflow process and design theory for creating well-designed, interactive web sites utilizing Adobe Dreamweaver. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

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3.0
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BUS, CIS or ITT Elective

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BUS, CIS or ITT Elective

No Description Available
6.0

Semester Totals

15.0

Total Program Hours

30.0