School of Communications, Media and Design - Centennial College - Toronto

Post-Secondary Program Graphic Design - Media - Programa en Diseño Grafico para medios

School of Communications, Media and Design - Centennial College - Toronto


With a graduate employment rate that exceeds 80%, Centennial College’s Graphic Design program will prepare you for a multi-disciplinary design career. Facilitated at the Story Arts Centre, Centennial College’s School of Communications, Media and Design - you will learn by working hands-on in an intimate studio environment, rather than sitting passively in large lecture halls. With small class sizes you will have lots of opportunities to work one-on-one with your professors.

In this program you will:

Master industry standard Adobe software including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
Learn creative problem solving and design thinking
Design for print including advertisements, magazines, books, and packaging
Design responsive websites, mobile apps, and create exciting motion graphics
Explore drawing, photography, illustration, and type design
Learn professional practice skills to land a great job or start your own design business
Contribute something unique and innovative to the design community in our thesis course


Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent
Grade 12 English C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required)


Semester 1
Creativity in Context
College Communications 2
Design Process 1
Drawing in Graphic Communication
Two-Dimensional Design & Typography
Photography and Imaging
Graphic Design History and Theory

Semester 2
Design Process 2
Intro to Advertising and Copywriting
Editorial Design
Two-Dimensional Design & Typography 2
Intro to Interactive and Mobile Design
Print Production

Semester 3
Brand Identity
Design Process 3
Publication Design
Web Design 1
General Education Elective
Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action

Semester 4
College Communications 3
Package Design
Illustration Workshop
Web Design 2
Interactive Design for Mobile Platforms
General Education Elective
- COMM-180 or ENGL-253 (Advanced Business Communications)

Semester 5
Motion Graphics
Professional Practice & Self Employment
Portfolio Workshop
Advanced Typography
Development for Designers

Semester 6
Field Placement
Design Thesis Workshop

Salidas profesionales

Career Outlook
Graphic Designer for print
Interactive designer for mobile devices
Web designer
Motion graphics designer
Art director for advertising
Editorial designer
Package designer
Type designer
Print production artist
Digital imaging professional

Areas of Employment
Web design and interactive design studios
Graphic design studios
Advertising agencies
Magazine design firms
Package design studios
Marketing and communications agencies
Publishing companies
Motion design facilities
Brand design firms

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