The Electronic Publishing certificate program develops students’ competency in computer-assisted design and production of brochures, fliers, newsletters and related materials. Students will attain the skills needed to perform electronic publishing duties in a variety of business and public relations settings. This program is ideal for those who work in public relations and advertising communications and wish to achieve computer fluency.
Electronic publishing students will take six credit hours on the Apple Macintosh, using programs such as InDesign to complete sophisticated projects. Students who wish to enter the program should have an interest in communications and/or graphics. Keyboard competency is necessary.
The certificate program can be completed in two or more semesters by enrolling full- or part-time.
Upon successful completion of all Electronic Publishing certificate program requirements, graduates will
Develop, write and design brochures, newsletters and related print material.
Demonstrate the writing conventions associated with technical reports and other institutional publications.
Write articles in an acceptable journalistic style.
Understand the principles of graphic design and apply design techniques to a variety of documents.
Effectively use the Macintosh computer and design-related software.