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Graphic Design

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.

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Due to new Dreamweaver software updates,  HTML has been added as a prerequisite beginning Summer 2014.

Payment Plan options are available. Students must register in person to enroll in a payment plan option. Certificate Students must visit or contact the registration office at 212-650-3850 Monday through Friday 9am-5pm to choose their class schedule per semester. Learn more about the benefits of registering for the entire certificate program.

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.

 

Spring 2015 Schedule Day Time Dates
Adobe InDesign I, S1
Wednesday 5:30-7:30pm 2/4-3/11
Adobe InDesign I, S-Lunch Wednesday 3:00-5:00pm 2/4-3/11
Adobe InDesign II Wednesday 5:30-7:30pm 3/25-4/29
Adobe Photoshop I, S1
Thursday 5:30-7:30pm 2/5-3/12
Adobe Photoshop I, S-Lunch Thursday 3:00-5:00pm 2/5-3/12
Adobe Photoshop II Thursday 5:30-7:30pm 3/26-4/30
Adobe Illustrator I, S1
Friday 5:30-7:30pm 2/6-3/13
Adobe Illustrator I, S-Lunch Friday 3:00-5:00pm 2/6-3/13
Adobe Illustrator II Thursday 7:40-9:40pm 3/26-4/30
Visual Design for Everyone, S1 Monday 3:15-5:15pm 2/9-4/20; Skips 2/16
Visual Design for Everyone, S2 Monday 5:30-7:30pm 2/9-4/20; Skips 2/16
HTML, S1 Tuesday 1:00-3:30pm 2/10-3/31
HTML, S2 Tuesday 5:30-7:30pm 2/10-4/14
Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver Sunday 10:00am-1:00pm 3/22-4/26; Skips 4/5
Filling In The Gaps With InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop Tuesday 8:10-10:05pm 2/17-4/7
Typography Saturday 10:00-1:00pm 2/21-3/21
Graphic Design: Making a Professional Portfolio Tuesday 5:30-8:00pm 2/17-4/21
The Business of Graphic Design Wednesday 5:30-7:30pm 2/11-4/15

 

 

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