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80 Washington Street

Providence, RI 02903

Phone: 401-277-5000

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Multimedia Certificates

Our program offers a variety of classes, one on one time with instructors, project based assignments, “production” deadlines ~ all as you experience learning in a fast-paced design/production atmosphere. CLASSES ARE OPEN TO ALL. Signed program certificates will be issued when a participant meets all program requirements, including a capstone project. Possible careers include: graphic design, advertising, web design, web production, social media management and other communication-related occupations.

Costs: 6 session classes $450 ~12 session classes $900
Total cost for each certificate $3,600.

ALL CLASSES MEET 5:30-8:30 PM in ROOM 329

 


Design for Print Certificate


Develop the skills to design & produce print media using Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Learn the techniques of layout/design by creating and applying custom graphics, text and images. Special attention is focused on file management, color control, image resolution, type selection/formatting, and delivery of print-ready files. This certificate program provides instruction on the proper use of type, color and images to create professional graphics/publications utilizing the principles of good print design.

 

Certificate Course Requirements:

Photoshop I - 12 sessions: FALL 2014 Tues | September 2 – November 25, 2014

InDesign - 12 sessions: Prereq: Photoshop I - can be taken concurrently
                   FALL 2014 Thurs | September 4 – November 20, 2014

Photoshop II - 6 sessions: Prereq: Photoshop I: Tues | April 1, 2014 – May 6, 2014

Illustrator I - 6 sessions: Prereq: Photoshop I: Thurs | April 3, 2014 – May 8, 2014

Illustrator II: Prereq: Illustrator I: Tues/Thurs | May 13, 2014 – May 29, 2014

Photo Basics: Digital camera required: SUMMER 2014 Tues/Thurs | June 3, 2014 – June 19, 2014

 


Design for Web Certificate


Learn the techniques of Web site design; an introduction to the Internet, design principles for the Web, HTML, cascading style sheets (CSS) and Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Students will use Adobe Flash, Acrobat, Photoshop and Dreamweaver applications to build websites. Build a project from concept to completion using industry standard tools and ensuring your sites’ consistent performance and style across various platforms and browsers. Use advanced CSS to create scalable, accessible sites that conform to the latest professional Web Standards. Explore visual, functional and aesthetic considerations in designing web sites and use powerful vector animation to add value to a site through SEO and Social Media/Networking.

 

CERTIFICATE COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

Web Design I - 12 sessions: Prereq: Photoshop I - can be taken concurrently

                          FALL 2014 Mon | September 8 – December 1, 2014

Photoshop I - 12 sessions: FALL 2014 Tues | September 2 – November 25, 2014

Web Design II - 12 sessions: Prereq: Photoshop I & Web Design I

                          SUMMER 2014 Mon/Wed | June 2, 2014 – July 9, 2014

Web Marketing - 6 sessions: SUMMER 2014 Tues/Thurs | June 24, 2014 – July 10, 2014

Web Design Mobile - 6 sessions: Prereq: Web Design I & Web Design II

                          SUMMER 2014 Mon/Wed | July 14, 2014 – July 30, 2014



Complete a certificate program or take a class to improve your skills. If participants can provide evidence of prior learning for any of these classes, then we will evaluate it for credit towards the completion of the specific certificate program.

Participants will receive a signed certificate upon successful completion of the program.
Fees include all course materials, additional lab time and a parking pass for the RI Convention Center Parking


Class descriptions

DESIGN FOR PRINT

SPRING 2014
Photoshop II (6 sessions) Tues, April 1- May 6, 2014
Illustrator I (6 sessions) Thu, April 3 - May 8, 2014
Illustrator II (6 sessions) Tue & Thu, May 13 - May 29, 2014


SUMMER 2014
*Photo Basics (6 sessions) Tue & Thu, June 3 - June 19, 2014
*Digital Camera required

 

FALL 2014
Photoshop I (12 sessions) Tues, September 2 - November 25, 2014
InDesign I (12 sessions) Thu, September 4 - November 20, 2014
Illustrator I (6 sessions) Tue & Thu, December 2 - December 18, 2014

 

DESIGN FOR WEB

 

SPRING 2014
Web Mobile (6 sessions) Mon, April 14 - May 19, 2014
Prereq: Web Design I & II or permission of instructor

 

SUMMER 2014
Web Design II (12 sessions) Mon & Wed, June 2 - July 9, 2014
Web Marketing (6 sessions) Tues & Thurs, June 24 - July 10, 2014
Prereq: Web Marketing I or experience with HTML
Web Mobile (6 sessions) Mon & Wed, July 14 - July 30, 2014
Prereq: Web Design I & II or permission of instructor

 

FALL 2014
Web Design I (12 sessions) Mon, September 8 - December 1, 2014
Web Design II (12 sessions) Wed, September 3 - November 19, 2014

 

SPECIAL CLASS OFFERING
Word Press (6 sessions) Wed, April 2 - May 7, 2014

 

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For registration information: Phone: 401-277-5388 Email: Christine P. Dolan at christine@uri.edu.
To contact program advisor, Beau Jones please send an email to getbeau@gmail.com.

To REGISTER please download registration form and mail, fax or call:
URI/Providence Feinstein Campus
80 Washington Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
Phone: 401-277-5200
Fax: 401-277-5060


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Refund Policy

These classes/programs are self-funding. We require a minimum of 5 registered students for classes to run; 16 is the maximum number accepted. Full payment is expected at the time of the registration. Payments made on your behalf by your company’s tuition assistance program are accepted and must be received before the start of the program. Cancellation of your registration must be made in writing (e-mail is acceptable) to Christine P. Dolan at christine@uri.edu and a full refund will be issued if the cancellation is received up to 10 days prior to the start date of the program, excluding weekends. We will accept a substitute in your place if your company’s tuition assistance program has paid on your behalf and this occurs before the start of the program. No refunds will be granted once a class begins. Students need to meet all program requirements including a capstone project to be eligible to receive the program certificate.

The University of Rhode Island is committed to the principals of affirmative action and the attainment of equal employment and the equal educational opportunities for all qualified individuals. For sign language interpretation, personal FM system and disability assistance, please call 401-277-5000 at least two weeks in advance. For TYY assistance, please call the RI Relay service at 1-800-745-5555.


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