Jul 20, 2024  
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog 

Web Graphic Design: CP (CTE)

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Certificate of Proficiency | 29 credits minimum

Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Description
The Web Graphic Design Certificate of Proficiency is designed to prepare students to design websites from concept to completion and includes coursework in basic design principles, website architecture, graphic design, web animation, audio and video production, and website promotion.  Students will prepare a portfolio of websites they can use to demonstrate their skills to potential employers.

Career Opportunities
Upon completion of program, students will qualify for work as assistants or junior web designers.

This certificate is currently not transferable to four year institutions; however, some of the General Education components are transferable. The Visual Art & Design Department is committed to general and pre-professional programs and some credit may be granted by receiving institutions on a per case basis.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx  
Course fees: $85
Supplies: $300

Note: Fees vary based upon specific registration and are subject to changes.

Note: This Certificate of Proficiency is not eligible for financial aid. However, courses within the certificate may be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program. Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine if your classes are eligible.

Program Entry Requirements
Required: High School Diploma or equivalent.
Recommended: Artistic and technical aptitude, familiarity with traditional drawing, computers, and graphic software.

Program Requirements

Time to Completion & Graduation Map

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcome alignment with Student Learning Outcomes  in brackets.

  • Design and create complete information architecture of a website to industry standards while demonstrating substantive field knowledge, critical thinking and effective communication. [1,2,4,5,8,9]
  • Demonstrate competencies to design and create web site assets, such as buttons, illustrations, images, video, and sound, and so on in appropriate formats using industry standard coding and appropriate software. [1,4,5,7,8,9]
  • Incorporate visual communication design principles including color theory, typography, and layout into websites. [1,4,5,8,9]
  • Export appropriate image and associated web assets compressed appropriately. The site effectiveness will be evaluated by both peer teams and the instructor. [1,3,4,5,8,9]

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