Students must have a computer (PC or Mac) and an Internet connection (56 Kbps modem or faster). For any courses with software requirements, computers must meet software manufacturers' system requirements. Required software and technology:
1. Adobe Photoshop CS5 or CS6
2. Adobe Illustrator CS5 or CS6
3. A digital camera for photographing drawing work
4. Basic drawing supplies including pencils and sketch paper. The Intro to Drawing course and Drawing I course will provide specifics and a discount code for art supply site utrecht.com.
No textbooks are required for this program.
The certificate program is designed for adult learners interested in building skills and portfolio for a design career. Students can enroll at any time, with monthly class starts. The program is open admissions: students must be 18 or over and provide high school or college transcripts prior to starting classes.