Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Apr 20, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

Graphic Design Technician Certificate

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Completion of this program of study prepares students for entry-level employment in printing and design firms.

Students will develop technical competencies in print, digital imaging, and website design using Adobe Creative Suite. Application of basic design principles.

Credit Hours Required: 28

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Graphic Design Technician Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Work independently or as part of a team to successfully complete graphic design projects.
  2. Develop creative solutions to visual problems.
  3. Utilize typography in design solutions.
  4. Employ industry standard software.
  5. Identify, analyze, synthesize and communicate design principles.
  6. Articulate traditional and nontraditional art examples and how those examples affect popular visual literacy.