The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
The Computer Studies: Adobe Applications Specialist Certificate of Achievement provides an overview of Adobe's professional level graphics and page-layout programs, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Acrobat. This certificate will support individuals applying for new jobs as well as those currently employed.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate proficiency in image editing skills using Photoshop;
- demonstrate proficiency in vector skills using Illustrator;
- demonstrate proficiency in desktop publishing skills using InDesign; and
- use critical thinking skills to formulate, apply and integrate assets in a workflow environment for PDF, screen or web using Adobe Creative Suite software.