Certificate of Completion in Adobe Creative Suite in Business: Master Suite Applications Specialist

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Adobe Creative Suite in Business: Master Suite Applications Specialist program helps develop proficiency with all the software included in the Adobe Creative Suite. This software can provide useful tools for those interested in dynamic and interactive web site design, print media, and video production. Two additional specialized CCLs are available that allow students to specialize in whichever of the smaller professional packages available from Adobe that is most appropriate for their needs. MC

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Certificate
Academic Plan
Adobe Creative Suite in Business: Master Suite Applications Specialist (CCL)
Academic Plan Code
5778
Total Credits Required
39
Catalog Year
2019-2020

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of the Adobe Creative Suite in Business: Master Suite Applications Specialist program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this program. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

Graphic Designers

$43,467

Multimedia Artists and Animators

$41,463

Web Developers

$58,690

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Program Prerequisites

Program prerequisites may be waived by Program Director depending on student's background and experience.

Credits: 0-6

BPC110 Computer Usage and Applicatons (3) or

CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) 3

CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I 3

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
6
BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or Survey of Computer Information Systems PP 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I PP 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
15
CIS120DF Adobe Photoshop Level I: Digital Imaging RC 3
CIS120DB Computer Graphics: Adobe Illustrator RC 3
CIS120DC Adobe Animate: Digital Animation RC 3
CIS138DA Desktop Design and Publishing Using Adobe InDesign RC 3
CIS120DP Adobe Acrobat Pro: Portable Document Format (PDF) Files RC 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
18
CIS233DC Internet Web Development: Dreamweaver RC 3
CIS120DG Fireworks: Web Graphics RC 3
CIS120DA Introduction to Digital Video Editing: Adobe Premiere RC 3
CIS120DL Digital Video Compositing: After Effects RC 3
CIS120DO Adobe Audition: Audio Editing RC 3
Restricted Electives RE 3

Program Electives

A list of program electives for this pathway map
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS220DC Flash: Advanced Animation and ActionScript RE 3
CIS220DF Adobe Photoshop Level II: Advanced Digital Imaging RE 3

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Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

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Other Versions

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:

Catalog Year Effective Dates
2019-2020 Current
2018-2019 5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019