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    Fundamentally, these are digital design classes. The program allows students the opportunity to earn up to 10 college credits by passing the Adobe ACE Certifications. Students may also earn Adobe ACA Certifications giving students marketable job skills. All projects are actual production work, student driven and build next level skills in career pathways or college readiness. Students experiences include learning to use cutting-edge equipment used in the industry. Students focus will be learning to use Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop to create visually pleasing, promotional items of all kinds for actual customers. Students that continue throughout the levels of the program will have the opportunity to become an Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) and Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) using Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Dreamweaver and Flash/Animate. 

     

    ACA Certification Overview

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    In addition to learning to be a great graphic designer, students will also learn to:

    Full Color Large Format Digital Printing

    Multi-color Screen Printing

    Direct-to-Garment Digital Printing

    Sublimation Printing

    Laser Engraving and Cutting

    Rotary Engraving and Routing

    Digital Duplication

     

     

    screen print and to operate various necessary machines in order to produce products. These products are for real customers that may be school clubs or teams or customers outside the school. 

     

    Students intersted in this program will complete the following courses: 

    • Intro to Information Technology
    • Custom Promotional Design
    • Promotional Design Management
    • Custom Promotional Sales

     

    Potential Certifications: 

    • ADOBE Illustrator - ACA & ACE
    • ADOBE Photosphop - ACE & ACE
    • ADOBE InDesign - ACA & ACE
    • ADOBE Dreamweaver - ACA
    • ADOBE Flash/Animate - ACA 
    • Toon Boom
    • MOS Certifications