Program Details: Graphic Design


The Graphic Design program prepares individuals to use technical expertise, creativity, and esthetic principles to design and create visual concepts that meet specific commercial or promotional needs, as well as inspire, inform, and captivate consumers. The program includes instruction in operations and maintenance of specialized computer hardware and design-related technology tools; the principles and elements of design; digital imaging; typographical concepts and techniques; page layout and design; the role of the graphic designer, the history and societal and economic impact of the graphic design industry, and legal and ethical considerations and business best practices unique to graphic design and related industries. Throughout the program, students learn and practice valuable real-world skills using industry-standard graphic design software to create professional-grade design projects.

*Note: This is a dual enrollment program. For more information, please visit the Dual Enrollment page.

License or Certification Information: Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Visual Design using Photoshop and development of a professional portfolio
Career Pathway: Photographer, Videographer, Graphic Designer, Web Designer, Social Media Designer, Commercial Printer or Digital Pre-Press Artist
Occupational Profile:


Program Courses and Course Sequence:
  • Graphic Design I - 1 semester - 1.5 credits
  • Graphic Design II - 1 semester - 1.5 credits
  • Graphic Design IIIA - 1 semester - 1.5 credits
  • Graphic Design IIIB - 1 semester - 1.5 credits or Graphic Design Internship - 1 semester - 1.5 credits
Pre/Co Requisites:
  • 6 high school credits (required)
  • 2.0 GPA (recommended)
Length of Program: 2-4 semesters
College Credit: College credit may be available
Technology Requirements: Computer access with Windows OS, Adobe Reader, webcam, microphone and anti-virus protection.
ADE Program Standards:
Supply Fees:
Year 1 - estimated supply fee $85
Year 2 - estimated supply fee $65
Adult Tuition* Blended Program:
Year 1 - $4,885.00
Year 2 - $4,885.00

*This program does not qualify for Federal Financial Aid. Affordable payment plans are available. This program is not approved under COE Accreditation and is not eligible for post-secondary credit.
Start Date End Date Days Times Campus
July 24, 2024 May 20, 2025

Monday- Friday, (daily)

8:00 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. Main Campus
July 24, 2024 May 20, 2025

Monday- Friday (daily)

12:00 p.m. - 2:35 p.m. Main Campus


Program Details

Graphic Design

Location: Main St. campus  

8:00 - 10:35am
12:00 - 2:35pm
Monday through Friday
See Calendar for EVIT school dates


Adobe Certified Associate