Introduction to the Adobe Creative Suite (Fall 2014)

Design and Digital Media

Register soon. Only 7 spots remain.

This introductory class is designed to provide students with the foundational skills necessary to develop a confident understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite programs: Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop.

Students will gain an understanding of the differences between vector- and raster-based imagery, and file construction in the three programs. From a series of small projects designed to develop competence in each program, students will progress towards using more sophisticated tools and techniques to integrate the three programs to create professional-looking imagery, text, and page layouts suitable for print and web media. / Each student will have access throughout the class to a lab workstation equipped with the latest software. / Facilities fee of $40 in addition to class tuition. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Prerequisite: Working knowledge of Mac OS X.

What to Bring: USB drive, blank CD, or cloud storage option for saving work.

Please Register Before:

If the minimum enrollment is not met by the deadline above, the class will be canceled on this date. Registration will remain open after this date if the minimum enrollment has been met. UPDATE: Minimum enrollment has been met.

Class Savings

/ Register on or before Aug 25 and receive $25 off total tuition.
/ More tuition savings. Do you qualify?


Contact MCAD Continuing Education at or call 612.874.3765.

Image courtesy of CE instructor, Julie Longo.

Course Details

Course Number: CSDE 1101
Dates: Sep. 13 – Nov. 15
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Julie Longo
Main Building Room 230
Non-Credit Tuition: $380.00
1 Credit Tuition: $776.00

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