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Degree Programs ... Art and Design ... Undergraduate Certificate in Graphic Design Overview

Undergraduate Certificate in Graphic Design

Earn your Undergradaute Certificate in Graphic Design (31 credits) - at home, at your own pace.

This Penn Foster program will teach you the essential knowledge and skills needed to use commercial software packages for graphic design in print and web-based applications. You'll learn the basics of graphic design theory and how to apply that theory using industry accepted software packages such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.

The program also includes complimentary courses in typography and corporate and personal portfolio development. This program also includes the design software needed: Adobe Illustrator CS4, Adobe Photoshop CS4, and Adobe InDesign CS4.

Learning Objectives

Your coursework includes:

  • Photo Image Editing 1 & 2
  • Transforming Objects & Working with Layers and Patterns.
  • Perception, Dynamic Balance, and Gestalt Principals
  • Special Effects and Enhancements
  • Corporate Design and Brand Strategy
  • Color, Production tools and Procedures, and Web Design
  • ... and much, much more.

Note: The course credits earned with this program are transferable to an Associate of Science Degree in Graphic Design from Penn Foster College.

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Earn your Undergraduate Certificate from an institution that has been accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council since 1957. When you enroll at Penn Foster College, you can be certain of receiving high-quality education that will help you get where you want to go.

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