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Graphic Design

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Graphic Design and Multimedia

The Graphic Design and Multimedia department at Mission College combines software training with a strong emphasis on creative problem solving. If you live in Santa Clara, San Jose, Silicon Valley, or anywhere in the Bay Area, you can take classes at Mission College. We have in-person as well as online classes to serve our student's needs.

  • Earn an associates of science degree (AS) or certificate
  • Get hands-on training in digital software and web design
  • Take classes on your schedule, online, in the evening or in-person

New Class!
GDS 56 Advanced Presentation Design

This class focuses on the visual communication skills necessary to produce compelling presentations. Topic include color design, animation, interaction, storytelling, and advanced technical skills used in the production of assets for presentation. The class assumes an existing intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Powerpoint.

Advanced Presentation Design

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Comparing Graphic Design Programs

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Comparing Programs

Program cost per unit
(2017)
Mission College $46 per unit
The Academy of Art $873 per unit
SAE Expression College $700+ per unit
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How about one of these exciting Graphic Design courses?

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Mobile Game Design

Learn what it takes to design a mobile game app with GDS 041 and GDS 082.

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Web Design & Animation

Interested in web design and animation? Take either GDS 045, 043A 047 or 081.

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Indesign, Illustrator & Photoshop

Learn the Adobe suite for the first time or sharpen your skills with our variety of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign classes.

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Typography & Package Design

Master the skills of design and learn to present them with GDS 060 and GDS 080.

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Video Production

Use Final Cut Pro to create videos with GDS 074.

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Photography

Want to take a class in photography? Try out GDS 073. (picture: Ceci Cinco)

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