Introductory 2D Design Basics

Discover the design field.

If you’re new to design, this certificate program provides a great introduction to typography, graphic design and communications strategy while teaching you to use industry-standard tools and apply design theory. The Introductory 2D Design certificate is ideal for students new to design who aspire to work with leading design faculty in a hands-on studio environment. Upon completion you’ll have examples of portfolio-ready projects, as well as an understanding of business and professional practices in the design industry.

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