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
33–39

Career Opportunities

This pathway map can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below is a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this pathway map. Some of the opportunities presented below may require either a bachelor degree or a post-graduate level education.

Example job titles with salary information
Occupation / Title Annual Median Wage
Graphic Designers $44,560
Multimedia Artists and Animators $58,940
Web Developers $62,750
Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.

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

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
6
BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or Survey of Computer Information Systems Program Prerequisites 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I Program Prerequisites 3

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

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

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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Program Area Key

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HU = Humanities, Arts and Design
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social-Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Disclaimer

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

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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* Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.