The Graphic Design Certificate prepares you to create digital and web designs which translate into applicable job skills.
Whether you are a beginner who is creating a portfolio for the first time or a more experienced designer who wants to upgrade your presentation, this certificate program will teach you how to best present your unique identity and learn how to put together a memorable portfolio that you can add to your resume. This comprehensive certificate consists of 13 required courses which provide students the theory and hands-on applications needed to succeed as a Graphic Designer.
Registration and Tuition
This Certificate consists of 13 required courses. Tuition is $4,950 plus a one time $20 registration fee, or you can register for each course individually, with a $20 registration fee per semester. To register for courses please click on the Course Browser/Registration. Click the button to view the Program Brochure.
Due to new Dreamweaver software updates, HTML has been added as a prerequisite beginning Summer 2014.
Course Materials, Books, Software: Students registered for this certificate must purchase CS6 Creative Suite Premium. Students receive their Hunter College ID 48 business hours after registration. With a Hunter ID, students can subscribe to Adobe icloud to access the software, where users pay a monthly student fee to have access to all adbobe products. Academic superstore.
Note: Certificate Cannot Be Completed In One Semester. There is a particular order you need to take the courses; you must take part 1 before part 2. The final courses are The Business of Graphic Design and Graphic Design: Making a Professional Portfolio.
|Summer 2015 Schedule||Day||Time||Dates|
|Adobe InDesign II||Wednesday||5:30-7:30pm||7/8-8/12|
|Adobe Photoshop II||Thursday||5:30-7:30pm||7/9-8/13|
|Adobe Illustrator II||Thursday||7:40-9:40pm||7/9-8/13|
|Visual Design for Everyone, S1||Monday||3:15-5:15pm||6/1-8/3|
|Visual Design for Everyone, S2||Monday||5:30-7:30pm||6/1-8/3|
|Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver, S1||Sunday||10:00am-1:00pm||7/12-8/9|
|Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver, S2||Thursday||2:00-5:00pm||7/9-8/6|
|Filling In The Gaps With InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop||Tuesday||5:30-7:40pm||6/9-7/21|
|Fall 2015 Semester||Day||Time||Dates|
|Adobe Indesign I, S1||Wednesday||5:30-7:30pm||9/9-10/14|
|Adobe Indesign I , S-Lunch||Wednesday||3:00-5:00pm||9/9-10/14|
|Adobe Indesign II||Wednesday||5:30-7:30pm||10/28-12/9; Skips 11/25
|Adobe Photoshop I, S1||Thursday||5:30-7:30pm||9/10-10/15|
|Adobe Photoshop I, S-Lunch||Thursday||3:00-5:00pm||9/10-10/15|
|Adobe Photoshop II||Thursday||5:30-7:30pm||10/29-12/10; Skips 11/26|
|Adobe Illustrator I, S1||Friday||5:30-7:30pm||9/11-10/16|
|Adobe Illustrator I, S-Lunch||Friday||3:00-5:00pm||9/11-10/16|
|Adobe Illustrator II||Thursday||7:40-9:40pm||10/29-12/10; Skips 11/26
|Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver, S1||Sunday||10:00am-1:00pm||9/20-10/25; Skips 10/11|
|Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver, S2||Thursday||3:00-5:30pm||9/17-10/22|
|Filling In The Gaps With InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop||Wednesday||7:40-9:50pm||9/9-10/21|
|Graphic Design: Making a Professional Portfolio||Saturday||10:00am-1:00pm||9/19-12/5; Skips 10/10 & 11/28|
|The Business of Graphic Design||Wednesday||5:30-7:30pm||9/16-11/18|
|Visual Design for Everyone, S1||Monday||3:15-5:15pm||9/14-11/23; Skips 10/12|
|Visual Design for Everyone, S2||Monday||5:30-7:30pm||9/14-11/23; Skips 10/12|