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GDES 001: Adobe Creative Apps for Graphic Design

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the Adobe Creative Cloud software used in communication design. Some of the apps covered in the class include: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Adobe XD. Students have an opportunity to examine and develop the technical skills and customary workflow used in graphic and UX design production. Additionally, the course introduces students to the intuitive skills designers employ pertaining to culture and life experience that assist one in developing and communicating experiences and visual messages.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to CSU only

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 32 – 36
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 48 – 54

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to CSU only
Last Updated 7/19/23