No. We work with everyone from whatever level they are at. It would help to know the basics such as: how to turn a computer on and off, how to use a mouse, how to find files, how to save a file. It will also be more productive if you understand the basic operation of the internet. If you are enrolling in our Graphic Design for the Web class, remember that this class does not teach HTML. It is assumed that you have some previous skills and knowledge, and we build with it.
Graphic Arts program includes classes in Graphic Arts, Digital art, imagery, and electronic publication. Our curriculum is designed to prepare you to succeed as skilled workers with creative energy. Delta's Department of Graphic Arts moves its students into this new age with challenging courses and opportunities for personal exploration. Classes are in our graphics lab which offers state-of-the-art computer workstations on both the Mac and PC platforms, current versions of software, and personalized instruction. You will progress through project levels based on your individual levels of experience, and create portfolios reflecting your growth and skills.
What are the degree and certificate options
Courses lead to a Certificate of Achievement, Associate degree and may also be transferable to four-year universities for Bachelor degree programs.
- Graphic Arts, Associate in Arts
- Graphic Arts, Certificate of Achievement
- Multimedia, Certificate of Achievement
For Degree and Certificate requirements, please visit the College Catalog.
What can I do with my degree or certificate?
Upon completion of our programs, you will demonstrate skills, knowledge, and training for entry-level employment in the field of graphic design and layout or to go on and further their education. Specific job titles include but are not limited to the following: Computer Typesetter, Paste-Up Artist, Cartoonist, Graphic Layout and Design, Ad Artist, Computer Artist, Photo Restoration, Photo Manipulation, and Scanner Operator. The student will demonstrate the ability to create graphic designs and documents using electronic desktop publishing software, create artwork using digital design software, design World Wide Web pages, and design pre-press publications.
- Melanie Marshall
- Cera Macy
Consumer Information and Cost
For consumer information about the cost to complete certificate programs and completion rates, view our Gainful Employment Disclosures.