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Major Code: 5780
Award: CCL
CIPS Code: 11.0801
Total Credits: 24-30

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Adobe Creative Suite in Business: Print and Web Applications Specialist program is designed to develop proficiency with one of the professional Creative Suite software packages offered by Adobe. Developing skill with the software in this package provides useful tools for those interested in designing print and web content. In addition to a second CCL focused on the Production Applications in the Creative Suite family, there is also Adobe Creative Suite in Business: Master Suite Applications Specialist CCL available for students looking for a curriculum that covers the complete software collection.

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) OR
Permission of Instructor
CIS133DAInternet/Web Development Level I (3) OR
Permission of Instructor

Required Courses

Credits: 21
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

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. Produce 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)

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: Print and Web Applications Specialist can be found HERE

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