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Major Code: 5778
Award: CCL
CIPS Code: 11.0801
Total Credits: 33-39

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Adobe Creative Suite in Business: Master Suite Applications Specialist program helps develop proficiency with all the software included in the Adobe Creative Suite. This software can provide useful tools for those interested in dynamic and interactive web site design, print media, and video production. Two additional specialized CCLs are available that allow students to specialize in whichever of the smaller professional packages available from Adobe that is most appropriate for their needs.

Program Notes

+ indicates course has prerequisite Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses required within the program. Instruction on the use of other supporting programs included with the Adobe Creative Suite will be incorporated into the required courses where these applications are topically relevant.

Program Prerequisites

Credits: 0-6
Program prerequisites may be waived by Program Director depending on student's background and experience.
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) 3
CIS133DAInternet/Web Development Level I 3

Required Courses

Credits: 30
CIS120DFComputer Graphics: Adobe Photoshop 3
CIS120DBComputer Graphics: Adobe Illustrator 3
CIS120DCFlash: Digital Animation 3
CIS233DCInternet Web Development: Dreamweaver 3
CIS120DGFireworks: Web Graphics 3
CIS138DADesktop Design and Publishing Using Adobe InDesign 3
CIS120DPAdobe Acrobat Pro: Portable Document Format (PDF) Files 3
CIS120DAIntroduction to Digital Video Production: Adobe Premiere 3
CIS120DLDigital Video Compositing: After Effects 3
CIS120DOAdobe Audition: Audio Editing 3

Restricted Electives

Credits: 3.0
CIS220DCFlash: Advanced Animation and ActionScripts 3
CIS220DFAdobe Photoshop Level II: Advanced Digital Imaging 3

Program Competencies

  • 1. Generate and modify digital images and graphics (CIS120DF)

  • 2. Produce and modify vector graphics (CIS120DB)

  • 3. Produce and modify interactive Flash media (CIS120DC)

  • 4. Generate and modify websites in a web editor (CIS233DC)

  • 5. Generate and modify web graphics and advanced interactive website mockups (CIS120DG)

  • 6. Construct and revise print publications (CIS138DA)

  • 7. Modify static and interactive publications acquired by PDF export from other programs (CIS120DP)

  • 8. Produce and edit video (CIS120DA)

  • 9. Produce video special effects, and animations (CIS120DL)

  • 10. Acquire and edit audio (CIS120DO)

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change.

Complete information for CCL - Adobe Creative Suite in Business: Master Suite Applications Specialist can be found HERE

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