Adobe Creative Suite in Business: Production Applications Specialist

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Adobe Creative Suite in Business: Production 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 effective incorporation of video, audio and special effects in web pages and other applications. In addition to a second CCL focused on the Design and Web package in the Creative Suite family, there is also Adobe Creative Suite in Business: Master Suite Applications CCL available for students looking for a curriculum that covers the complete software collection.


Major Code: 
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Total credits required: 
Award notes

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.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
CIS120DFComputer Graphics: Adobe Photoshop3
CIS120DBComputer Graphics: Adobe Illustrator3
CIS120DCAdobe Animate: Digital Animation3
CIS120DAIntroduction to Digital Video Production: Adobe Premiere3
CIS120DLDigital Video Compositing: After Effects3
CIS120DOAdobe Audition: Audio Editing3
  • Generate and modify digital images and graphics. (CIS120DF)
  • Produce and modify vector graphics. (CIS120DB)
  • Produce and modify interactive Flash media. (CIS120DC)
  • Produce and edit video. (CIS120DA)
  • Produce video special effects, and animations. (CIS120DL)
  • Acquire and edit audio. (CIS120DO)

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate information about this degree or certificate. However, the information above represents current requirements for the academic year and may change as the result of the curricular process. This course list does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.