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Take a design-first approach to Web development. Master industry standard tools such as frameworks and content management systems for rapid development in today’s fast paced market. Learn core and advanced concepts in coding, UI/UX, and responsive design. Choose from a wide selection of electives across all of SCPS’ Digital Design courses to customize your program. Finish with a market ready portfolio and knowledge of best practices for presentation and networking. Classes are hands-on and project based, taught by Pratt faculty and design professionals.

Certificate Fee

$100, non-refundable

Required COurses

PMCG-250         Introduction to Web Design
PMCG-316       Coding I: Introduction to Web Development
PMCG-324C    Coding II: Web Development Advanced
PMCG-318       Sketch for UX/UI
 

Adobe Creative Cloud (choose two)

PMCG-202         Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
PMCG-420       Adobe Illustrator Advanced
PMCG-422       Introduction to Photoshop
PMCG-425       Photoshop Advanced
PMCG-303       Adobe InDesign
PMCG-406       Adobe After Effects

Electives (choose two)


INTRODUCTION TO WEB DESIGN
PMCG-250

Pursue the fundamentals of Web design. Focus on UX/UI for the Web. Research your target audience and conceive and design your own sites. Learn how to set up basic web typography. Create a responsive design system with wireframes and layouts. Start with the foundations universal to great design: thoughtful typography, color interactions, solid grids and layout. Progress to working with website fundamentals, such as wireframes. site maps, style guides, design patterns, usability (UX/UI) assets, and user flows. Finish with prototypes of responsive Web designs for desktop and mobile. Prerequisite: Basic computer knowledge expected as well as comfortability creating PDFs and presentations.
THURSDAYS
JAN 23- APR 9 | 6:30–9:30 PM
OR
3-6 PM
12 SESSIONS | 3.6 CEUs | $950  

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CODING I: INTRODUCTION TO WEB DEVELOPMENT
PMCG-316

Learn to code beautiful interactive websites that look great on mobile and desktop browsers. Craft modern, responsive pages with HTML and CSS. Then bring your pages to life by adding dynamic interactions through Javascript and JQuery. Take a mobile-first approach. Geared towards complete beginners, non-techies, and creative professionals. Assumes no prior knowledge.
WEDNESDAYS
JAN 22- APR 8 | 6:30–9:30 PM
12 SESSIONS | 3.6 CEUs| $950 

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CODING II: WEB DEVELOPMENT Advanced
PMCG-324C 

Advance your Web development skills by building responsive and mobile websites in HTML, CSS, Javascript and jQuery that look great across a range of devices. Achieve fluency in Web standard technologies: CSS preprocessors, front end frameworks, UX/UI considerations, CSS animations, CSS Grid, libraries, and other tools employed to create rich and engaging websites. As design and development continue to converge, you’ll learn through an easy to understand conversational style aimed at creative professionals transitioning into development. Prerequisite: PMCG 316 Coding 1: Introduction to Web Development.
TUESDAYS
JAN 21- APR 7  | 6:30–9:30 PM
12 SESSIONS | 3.6 CEUs | $950 

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SKETCH FOR UX/UI
PMCG-318

Sketch is built for user experience designers. Learn how to create UX and UI deliverables, such as sitemaps, wireframes and mock-ups. Explore core Sketch concepts like Vectors, Artboards, Symbols (Nesting and Overrides) and Libraries while understanding key visual design concepts like color, typography and iconography. Create low and high fidelity prototypes, using Invision. Through a website project of your choice, finish with a clickable prototype based on your unique design.
WEDNESDAYS
JAN 22- APR 8 | 3–6 PM
12 SESSIONS | 3.6 CEUs | $1250 

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INTRODUCTION TO ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR
PMCG-202

Adobe Illustrator is the premier program in the graphic design industry for vector drawing. Create smooth-lined, clean, scalable graphics for both print and the Web. Develop portfolio pieces.
MONDAYS
JAN 27- APR 6  | 6:30–9:30 PM
OR
3–6 PM
12 SESSIONS | 3.6 CEUs | $950 

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ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR ADVANCED
PMCG-420

Use the complex variations and advanced tools of Adobe Illustrator to execute refined projects that demand a mature skill-set. Develop portfolio pieces. Prerequisite: PMCG 202 Introduction to Adobe Illustrator.
TUESDAYS
JAN 21- APR 7 | 6:30–9:30 PM
12 SESSIONS | 3.6 CEUs | $950 

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ADOBE INDESIGN
PMCG-303

Produce professional-quality, full-color output on high-volume color printing presses with InDesign. Explore the vast capabilities of InDesign as an integrative production tool with Photoshop and Illustrator. Develop portfolio pieces.
FRIDAYS
JAN 24- APR 10 | 6:30–9:30 PM
OR
3–6 PM
12 SESSIONS | 3.6 CEUs | $950 

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INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOSHOP
PMCG-422

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop’s powerful tools while developing techniques in the premier image-editing program used by professionals for image/photo color correction, retouching, compositing, and more. Gain the skills and confidence to work with this versatile program. Develop portfolio pieces.
TUESDAYS
JAN 21- APR 7 | 12–3 PM
OR
WEDNESDAYS
JAN 22- APR 8 | 6:30–9:30 PM
12 SESSIONS | 3.6 CEUs | $950 

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PHOTOSHOP ADVANCED
PMCG-425

Go beyond the basics and unleash the full potential of Adobe Photoshop. Produce seamless images for a multitude of industries with this versatile application. Develop portfolio pieces. Prerequisite: PMCG 422 Introduction to Photoshop.
WEDNESDAYS
JAN 22–APRIL 8 | 3–6 PM
12 SESSIONS | 3.6 CEUs | $950 

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ADOBE AFTER EFFECTS
PMCG-436 

Dive into After Effects’s tools to discover this powerful application’s potential for digital artists interested in 2D and 3D animation.
FRIDAYS
JAN 24–APRIL 10 | 6:30–9:30 PM
12 SESSIONS | 3.6 CEUs | $950 

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