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Catalog 2024-2025 
Catalog 2024-2025

Graphic Design Certificate

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Felice Caivano, 413.552.2193, fcaivano@hcc.edu


In the Graphic Design Certificate program, students will develop the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the dynamic and rapidly changing field of graphic design. Students successfully completing the Graphic Design Certificate will produce a portfolio preparing them for entry-level design positions. An interview with the program coordinator is required for acceptance into the Graphic Design Certificate program.


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • apply the concepts and principles of graphic design to specific design projects
  • understand the importance of both traditional and computer layout
  • understand the importance of keeping up-to-date with changing computer programs and digital design tools
  • design artistically and with technical proficiency
  • enter the professional field of graphic design

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