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.


Occupational Requirements


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


Courses to Complete

  • Prerequisites
    DAP-209 Introduction to Windows or equivalent experience
    XXZ-039 Introduction to Mac Computers or equivalent experience
  • Core Courses 
    Complete three core courses:
    DAP-185 Photoshop Level 1
    DAP-440 Illustrator Level 1
    DAP-441 InDesign Level 1

    Complete any two of the following electives:
    DAP-186 Photoshop Level 2
    DAP-573 Illustrator Level 2
    DAP-574 InDesign Level 2
    TEC-270 Photoshop Photo Printing and Color
    TEC-269 Photoshop Web Production


Approximate Number of Hours
35 hours


Approximate Training Cost*


Licensure/Certification Earned


Related Continuing Education Courses


Estimated Hourly Wage**
$23 - 36/hr.

*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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