Continuing Education

Digital media and creative development

Adobe Big 3 Bootcamp: Intro to Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop

Cost: $560

Get a digital skills intro to Adobe's top three design, layout and image making programs. Taught by industry experts, this intensive hands-on course is designed for anyone wanting to learn how to navigate these powerful digital tools. Workshops and tutorials take place in the morning. Work on daily assignments in our Mac lab in the afternoon. 

Mission campus

Aug 21–31 | 40209, 8 sessions, Mon-Thu, 9 am12 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Cost: $350

Learn Adobe Illustrator and draw logos, work with typography, and create multilayered vector artwork. This class will also cover file formats and how to interact with other programs to create a well-produced end product. On the first day, bring examples of what you hope to create so the instructor can tailor to your expectations.

Mission campus

Oct 18–Nov 15 | 80225, 5 sessions, Wed, 6–9 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Adobe InDesign Bootcamp

Cost: $350

Start with the basic concepts of typography, layout, and visual storytelling—and explore the exciting world of publishing. Create print and interactive PDFs. Your choice of projects includes a poster, flyer, magazine cover, or album cover.

Mission campus

Sep 26–Oct 24 | 80095, 5 sessions, Tue, 6–9 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp

Cost: $350

Digitally create with Adobe Photoshop in a workshop-style format. Learn how to collage, paint, photo edit, and output formats for print and web. On the first day, bring examples of what you hope to create so the instructor can tailor to your expectations.

Mission campus

Oct 5–Nov 2 | 80226, 5 sessions, Thu, 6–9 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Develop Your Eye for “Good” Design

Cost: $350

Set yourself apart from the competition with this two day workshop taught by an industry professional with over 20 years of experience. This course will refine your design sensibilities and develop your eye for discerning “good” design. Learn the essentials of effective graphic design and enhance your current skills by exploring negative and positive space relative to typography, page layout, and logo design—and how together they contribute to “good” design. Ideal for new designers and design enthusiasts.

Mission campus

Oct 14–21 | 80255, 2 sessions, Sat, 9 am–5 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Facebook for Business Workshop

Cost: $350

Whether you are just getting started with Facebook marketing or you want to take your Facebook marketing to the next level, this workshop is for you. During this 2-day interactive workshop, we will help you to setup and optimize your Facebook Business Page, create and schedule content that engages and increase sales, and learn to increase your reach through Facebook advertising.

Mission campus

Oct 28–Nov 4 | 80251, 2 sessions, Sat, 9 am–5 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Photography Boot Camp: DSLR Camera and Photoshop Intro

Cost: $350

Use your DSLR camera and create amazing images. Find out about aperature, shutter speed, focal point, depth of field, various shooting and framing techniques, and composition. Upload your images to the computer and learn basic Photoshop techniques to improve your images.

Mission campus

Jul 4–7 | 40207, 4 sessions, Tue-Fri, 12-4 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Portrait Photography

Cost: $350

This course teaches you how to shoot honest portraits, giving you insight into the professional process, from preparing for the shoot to delivering the finished product. Topics include camera functions and techniques, natural and studio lighting, model poses/expressions, and basic editing. You will learn not only technical skills but also how to interact with people in order to create authentic portraits. There will be lots of opportunity for hands-on, practical application of what you have learned. You will need to bring their own DSLR camera and manual and have basic familiarity with it.

Mission campus

Sep 13–Oct 11 | 80253, 5 sessions, Wed, 6-9 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
The Amazing World of Printing

Cost: $350

See it. Feel it. Smell it. Get a deeper look at the world of print. This course is a hands-on show and tell featuring papers, print types, print finishes, and when to use them—as well as the do’s and don’ts of print design. Also learn how to effectively communicate with a printer during quoting, press checks, and production. A great course for all graphic designers, marketing executives, or just fans of printing!

Bonus: Paper swatch book starter kit included. Fun swatches from the most popular paper mills. 

Mission campus

Sep 16–30 | 80254, 3 sessions, Sat, 9 am–2:30 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
WordPress Bootcamp

Cost: $350

Need a website for your a small business or passion project but too intimidated to start on your own? Wait no longer, this course will guide you through the main steps of setting-up a website in WordPress. It will cover the basics of choosing a domain name and a host. You will get an introduction to different WordPress themes and will be able to create a basic website that is responsive and mobile friendly. Domain name and hosting fees are extra (approx. $100 to cover a full year of hosting).

Mission campus

Oct 16–Nov 13 | 80252, 5 sessions, Mon, 6–9 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
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Registration for fall courses starts June 30

Earn a certificate to advance your career — or gain a new skill by taking a course. Choose now from UFV Continuing Education’s Fall 2017 options.

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