Aberdeen Computer Graphic Design Program

Computer Graphic Design — Certificate Programcomputer graphic design

Objective

The Computer Graphic Design program provides competency in a broad spectrum of traditional and digital computer graphic design skills. It is designed to develop versatile and proficient computer graphic designers who are able to provide professional-level computer graphic design services using software applications including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Dreamweaver, in addition to traditional skills including drawing, typography, logo design, watercolor painting, and ink art.

Program Information

Length: Approximately 5 quarters
Total Credit Hours: 900

Computer Graphic Design students develop their knowledge and skills working with both traditional and digital methods of artisit expression and applying them to fit the needs of individual projects. Prior to graduation, students will have the opportunity to develop and refine their portfolios in order to become better equipped for the challenges of their new careers.

Admission Requirements

Aberdeen College accepts students with one of the following qualifications: a High School Diploma, passing the General Education Development (GED) test, passing the California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE), or passing the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (WBST) (Page 30 for explanation). The applicants should also have reached compulsory age to be accepted by Aberdeen College. The compulsory age is 16 years old and above as defined by the State of California Department of Education.