Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Adobe InDesign

 Title Abbreviation:   ADOBE INDESIGN

 Department:    MIT

 Course #:    220

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    110801

 EPC:    524

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Introduction to basic and advanced page layout techniques. Use Adobe InDesign to design professional page layouts with graphics and typography.


Prerequisite: Strongly recommended: computer literacy and file management skills.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for certificate  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Use the Adobe InDesign user interface.
  2. Create InDesign documents.
  3. Work with text and typography.
  4. Create styles.
  5. Work with color.
  6. Integrate graphics and vector artwork.
  7. Use pages, master pages and layers.
  8. Create tables.
  9. Work with libraries.
  10. Prepare documents for output and export.
  11. Create Adobe PDF files with form fields.
  12. Create and export an ebook.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Adobe InDesign.
  2. Text & typography.
  3. Styles.
  4. Color.
  5. Graphics.
  6. Vector Artwork.
  7. Pages, Master Pages, and Layers.
  8. Tables.
  9. Transparency.
  10. Output and Export.
  11. PDF Files.
  12. Ebooks.