Computer Graphic Designer

Computer Graphic Designers are responsible for the design and layout of print and web based marketing materials, brochures, flyers and logos. Computer Graphic Designers often find employment with graphic design firms or as freelance designers.

Successfully complete this series and earn an Award of Recognition. Call 410-386-8100 for more information.


Position Requirements


Information Unique to the Training
This course is hands-on. You will complete graphic design projects in class.


Courses to Complete

  • Prerequisites
    DAP209 Introduction to Windows or equivalent experience
    Or, XXZ039 Introduction to Mac Computers or equivalent experience
  • Core Courses 
    Complete three core courses:

    DAP185 or DAP537 Photoshop Level 1
    DAP440 or DAP541 Illustrator Level 1
    DAP441 or DAP540 InDesign Level 1

    Complete any two of the following electives:

    DAP186 or DAP564 Photoshop Level 2
    DAP573 or DAP568 Illustrator Level 2
    DAP574 or DAP567 InDesign Level 2
    TEC270 Photoshop Photo Printing and Color
    TEC269 Photoshop Web Production


Approximate Number of Hours
35 hours


Approximate Training Cost*

Licensure/Certification Earned


Related Continuing Education Courses


Estimated Hourly Wage**

*Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees, etc.
**Wages are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and are estimates only.

For information about advancing your career in Graphic Design with an A.A.S. degree, call the Admissions Office at 410-386-8430.

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