Digital Graphics Design Technology

About

The mission of the Digital Graphic Design Technology Program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the graphic design profession. The program emphasizes conceptualization, layout, design, illustration, advertising, and digital and multimedia preparation of printed and electronic promotional materials. Graphic design is a creative process which combines art with technology to communicate ideas and information. The course provides instruction and training in designing and producing any media which is printed in hard or virtual copy. Graphic designers and digital technical illustrators excel in the use of various software programs, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Acrobat and Animate. Students will develop skills in design & layout, desktop and digital publishing, illustration, web, tablet, and design, presentations, animation, and printing preparation technology. Students will develop proficiencies in layout and design, digital publishing, printing preparation, app design, animation software and presentation of media.

 

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $5,344.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $550.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Graphics Arts Technician432Certificate
Graphics Layout Technician864Certificate
Digital Illustrator1296Diploma
Digital Technical Illustrator1728Diploma
Digital Graphics Designer1728Diploma

Campus Locations

TCAT Hohenwald Main Campus
813 West Main St.
Hohenwald, TN 38462

Job Duties

Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 4,100

Current job openings per year: 410

Certifications

Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Dreamweaver

Instructors

Christina Hammond Picture
Christina Hammond
931-796-5351

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