Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Web Design & Digital Photography

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Designing Effective Websites

Learn the basics of designing and developing an effective website. Discover the advantages of using templates and explore other affordable easy-to-use resources to create a professional website. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 1606 / Length: 8 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 894 Mon & Wed
September 9-18
6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple
WordPress Intermediate

This class is a continuation to build off the foundations learned in Introduction to WordPress and a great way for a WordPress user to advance their current knowledge.

COM 1635 / Length: 6 Hours
Cost: Sponsoring $105; Non-Sponsoring $140

CRN 2296 Tuesdays
December 3-10
6-9 p.m. Marple
Introduction to WordPress

WordPress can have your blog or website up and running in no time. This course offers an introduction to the amazing open source website platform. It is powerful, easy to use and requires a minimal investment of time and money. Start at the beginning with easy to follow instructions. Bring a notebook.

COM 1633 / Length: 6 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $105; Non-Sponsoring $140

CRN 1758 Tuesdays
Sept. 24-Oct. 1
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 1759 Saturdays
November 2-9
9 a.m.-Noon Marple

Digital Photography

Introduction to Photoshop
Learn this image-editing program used by the pros. Course topics include: cropping and resizing images, selecting image areas, layers, compositing, adjusting color and lighting, retouching photos, adding text, and preparing images for print and the web. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills

COM 1653 / Length: 8 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 2298 Wednesday
September 11
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Exton
CRN 1437 Saturdays
September 21-28
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple

Adobe Illustrator
Learn Adobe Illustrator, the professional app for vector drawing. Master paths - the foundation of all vector art. Start your illustrations with placed images and create with the shape, pen and transform tools. Explore Illustrator’s type and color options to unleash your creativity.

Prerequisite: COM 1653 or equivalent skills
COM 1670 / Length 8 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 2297 Saturdays
November 2-9
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
Photoshop Advanced

Learn advanced techniques of this professional image editing program. Course topics include: masking, advanced use of layers, vector shapes and paths, special effects with text layers and blending modes. Prerequisite: COM 1653 or equivalent skills

COM 1657 / Length: 8 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 2299 Saturdays
October 12-19
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
Lightroom

Learn how professionals and hobbyists use Lightroom to manage digital photos, while saving time and giving that professional look. In this hands-on class, you will learn how to correct common lighting and color problems, reduce noise, crop, and print. Whether pictures from your point-and-shoot camera or RAW files from your professional DSLR, this class will have you creating professional images.

COM 1667/ Length: 8 hrs
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 2332 Tuesdays
October 1-22
6-8 p.m. Marple