Academics

iMedia Certificate

The mission of the iMedia certificate program is to prepare students for employment or upgrade existing job skills needed in the modern digital publishing format industry by educating them in the fundamental concepts, knowledge, hands-on techniques, and skills needed to create and manage ebooks, variable data processing, interactive PDFs (Portable Document Formats), CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), controlled web sites, and designing augmented reality experiences.

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 15

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
GCOMM 130PAGE LAYOUT WITH ADOBE INDESIGN 3
GCOMM 230ADVANCE PAGE LAYOUT AND INTERACTIVE CROSS MEDIA 3
GCOMM 245WEB PUBLISHING WITH ADOBE DREAMWEAVER 3
GCOMM 247ADVANCE WEB PUBLISHING WITH ADOBE DREAMWEAVER AND FLASH 3
GCOMM 250BEGINNING ADOBE PHOTOSHOP TECHNIQUES 3

The iMedia certificate is one of four certificates that can be earned while working towards the Digital Publishing Certificate or Graphic Communications Associate in Applied Science degree.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1GCOMM 250; GCOMM 245
Spring Semester 1 GCOMM 230; GCOMM 247; GCOMM 130

Program Contact Information

Graphic Communications Program Coordinator
AIT Building
Room 241
(309) 694-5147

Illinois Career Cluster

Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications

Career Pathway:
Printing Technology