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GRAPHIC
DESIGN

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

The Graphic Design program at WITS teaches students design concepts through print and web-based lessons and projects.

 

Students are prepared for successful careers in visual communication and graphic design.

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The Graphic Design Certificate at WITS
Create. Design. Master

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS & REQUIREMENTS

The Graphic Design Certificate program is made up of nine classes taken over the course of a year.

Our courses emphasize the development of a working knowledge of the software tools & an in-depth mastery of the application of design principles.

Our program begins with ART 120 Introduction to Adobe Creative Suite focusing on learning skills & technique for using the core Adobe programs. 

The entire certificate program is designed for our students to master the thought process of a designer. Our designers emerge with the ability to create truly original and cutting edge graphic design.

GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR THE JEWISH WOMAN

These courses are focused on encouraging and supporting Jewish women as they move into careers in visual and graphic design, which frequently offer flexible employment options. Students who complete the certificate will be qualified for a successful career in visual communication and graphic design.

OUR PROGRAM

The certificate program consists of nine courses that teach current and timeless design concepts through print and web based lessons and projects.

All courses are taught in our fully equipped computer lab featuring both Mac and PC computers as well as on zoom, using the latest versions of Adobe programs.

WOMEN OF OUR COMMUNITY

These courses are open to women of the community and can be taken remotely. You can build strong, marketable graphic design skills wherever you live.

Through these courses, students will gain fluency in the fundamental tools of visual communication design: typography, color and layout.

DESIGN MASTERY

Our students will develop a sophisticated approach to creative problem solving and hone skills in branding, image generation, corporate identity, web design and information graphics.

Our students will learn to apply advanced skills with the Adobe workflow and produce a portfolio filled with cutting edge graphic design.

CREATE REAL WORLD DESIGN

Apply the design process, design thinking, professional standards and practices to real-world tasks and professional projects.

ADOBE PROGRAMS

Utilize the core Adobe design programs to create cutting-edge work, including mastering Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign

DESIGN PRINCIPLES

Apply principles of color, composition, hierarchy, and typography as they relate to the design of digital and print media.

VISUAL COMMUNICATION

Apply principles of visual communication in creating designs for diverse audiences and global society.

GRAPHIC DESIGN FIELD

Exhibit intercultural competence and attention to diversity within and beyond the Jewish community in addressing civic, social, environmental and economic issues of the graphic design field and professional world.

DESIGN TRENDS

Analyze design trends in the environment and society and apply them to current graphic design applications.

CLIENT COMMUNICATION

Use effective oral and written communication skills to present ideas to real time clients.

PROFESSIONAL DESIGN INSTRUCTORS

Our instructors have extensive knowledge and experience in the Art & Design fields.

STUDENT COLLABORATION
ORTHODOX UNION IMPACT ACCELERATOR PROGRAM

Through this powerful partnership with the OU Impact Accelerator program our Graphic Design students created full branding packages for these non-profit organizations.

By delving deep into the branding process our new designers created strong and impactful branding for their organizations.

STUDENT WORK
BRAND IDENTITY BOOKS:

GRAPHIC DESIGN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Start on the road to understanding creation of cutting edge design

QUESTIONS?

Mrs. Goldie Silberberg

Program Coordinator and Instructor, Graphic Arts

Women’s Institute of Torah Seminary & College

STUDENT PORTFOLIO WORK

Student Work

GRAPHIC DESIGN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Start on the road to understanding creation of cutting edge design

QUESTIONS?

Mrs. Goldie Silberberg

Department Chair and Instructor, Graphic Arts

Women’s Institute of Torah Seminary & College

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