Graphic Design Essentials Micro-credential

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Tuition and fees

2023-2024: $1,592

Program details

This 120-hour Certificate provides a foundation of core knowledge and skills related to graphic and digital design. This program provides a balance of both theory and hands-on experience with various Adobe Creative Suite applications to prepare graphic designs for websites and publications. Topics include graphic design principles, digital asset creation, layout optimization and how to organize graphic-design deliverables. Students will use software tools to produce a small portfolio of graphic design projects that showcase their design skills and abilities.

Campus Start date Schedule
Distance Sep. 2024

Online. Two evenings per week plus Saturdays

Admission requirements

  • B.C. secondary school graduation, or equivalent, or 19 years of age out of secondary school for at least one year as of the first day of classes.
  • English 12 with minimum 60% or alternatives.

Program outline

GDE 100 - Professional Writing for Digital Content
GDE 110 - Introduction to Graphic Design
GDE 120 - Your Digital Toolkit - Adobe Creative Suite Applications I
GDE 130 - Your Digital Toolkit - Adobe Creative Suite Applications II

Students must pass each course with a minimum grade of 60% to receive the micro-credential.

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