WINTER 2022 PROGRAM DETAILS

  • Registration Deadline: January 7, 2022
  • Winter Session: January 24, 2022 - March 31, 2021
  • 10-week courses available on weeknight evenings and Saturday afternoons
  • 8 required credit courses in the same discipline must be completed to obtain a certificate
  • 8-course Certificate cost: $8,320 ($1040 per course, $520 per credit)
  • Individual noncredit course cost: $600 - $798
  • Most courses run virtually, some introductory courses & noncredit electives run in person. 
  • NEW 10-week on-campus studio art non-credit electives on Saturday afternoons!
"My instructor was so patient,  always willing to help, and responded quickly to questions. Honestly, I was extremely nervous, but between the comprehensive recorded Zoom sessions and quick responses, it wasn't as scary as I thought. I ended up enjoying it and learned so much."

—ACE Online Student

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS THE WAY TO GO!

Plan your path to Moore with our Certificate Course Sequencing Guide or meet with a team member for personalized advising. New courses are made available in the fall, winter, and spring - so if you don't see the course you're looking for, just check back in a few weeks! Review Policies & Support for more details or contact our team at ce@moore.edu.
  1. Select from the courses below and proceed to our linked registration portal to complete payment. 
  2. Finalize your registration by submitting your Student Info & Permissions Form.
  3. If you've registered for an online course, complete Moore's Online Success Tutorial.
  4. Need help? Check our Policies & Support page for online registration guidance.

Fine Art

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Explore movement and form in this dynamic drawing class! Express yourself and your creative voice with unique mark-making and composition while exploring the classical foundations of drawing. Students in this class will be challenged with exciting dance-inspired figure drawing poses and observational drawing skills. Beginners, intermediate, and advanced learners welcome; no previous experience required!

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Explore endless artistic possibilities through the historic lens of photography! Start your creative timeline with old-world photography methods, like tintypes, cyanotypes, pinhole prints, and film photography, before delving into digital photography and photo editing. Increase your understanding of how to compose compelling images through the camera’s eye and gain skills in aesthetics, camera functions, film development, darkroom printing, and Photoshop basics. PLUS a 35mm film camera will be provided by Moore for the session! Beginners, intermediate, and advanced photographers are welcome; no previous experience is required!

 

Web & Graphic Design

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What's the difference: credit vs noncredit?

Photoshop and Illustrator and After Effects, oh my! Adobe Creative Suite provides boundless opportunities for imaginative professionals with tech-savvy. In this course, develop proficiency in the basic design tools and protocols of Adobe Creative Suite’s major programs and unlock your inner creativity for personal projects, professional growth, and beyond This course will place combined emphasis on acquiring hardware and software skills with an understanding of design fundamentals in contemporary digital design. Class projects include creating, importing and editing images, as well as text and graphics in a variety of formats to develop a better understanding of computer-aided design, digital workflow and visual communication. If you are interested in graphic design and looking to gain the technical skills to bring your ideas to life, this is the class for you!

Prerequisites: Basic computer and internet navigation skills. 

Please note: this course is intended for students with basic or intermediate experience in the area of Digital Design. This course should be taken as the first or second course in the Digital Design Certificate sequence.

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What's the difference: credit vs noncredit?

Adobe Illustrator is used to create the high-resolution illustrations essential for contemporary print, web, video, animation, and multimedia design. Participants learn techniques for developing professional images and working efficiently with various modes, panels, and settings. Projects utilize the full range of selection, organization, drawing and editing tools used to create quality vector artwork. Color and typographic libraries are explored along with basic design disciplines for both. 

Prerequisites: Digital Design: Intro to Adobe Creative Suite or equivalent knowledge. Basic computer and internet navigation skills are a must for this course.

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What's the difference: credit vs noncredit?

Learn processes, color management, and quality control procedures for graphic communications production. Acquire skills in all phases of prepress and preparation of full-color, print-ready digital files for service bureaus and printers. Best practices leading to professional output are emphasized. Pantone Matching System and four-color process CMYK applications are covered, as well as offset lithography, digital printing and specialty printing techniques. A field trip providing first-hand experience is included. 

Prerequisites: Digital Design: Intro to Adobe Creative Suite, Illustrator 101 and InDesign 101 or equivalent knowledge.

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What's the difference: credit vs noncredit?

Web Design I introduces best practices in web and user interface design as well as HTML (HyperText Mark-Up Language), CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), and related coding languages that provide the foundation for building websites. Instruction includes the following topics: usability principles, design criticism, grid systems, typography for the web, and technical troubleshooting. At the end of the course, students will have generated a site that is based on current professional practices in web design. 

Prerequisite: Digital Design: Intro to Adobe Creative Suite or equivalent knowledge. Intermediate computer and internet navigation skills are a must for this course.

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What's the difference: credit vs noncredit?

Building upon a working knowledge of basic website building tools, students in this course will learn user experience fundamentals and advanced coding methods for developing websites based upon professional standards. Class projects will incorporate the fundamentals of interaction design principles and production values for creating high-quality web pages. Topics include working between software applications, file management, and advanced grid systems. At course end, students have generated a site that is visually dynamic, user-friendly, and technically complex. 

Prerequisites: Digital Design: Intro to Adobe Creative Suite and Web Design I or equivalent knowledge. Intermediate computer and internet navigation skills are a must for this course.

Is this your 8th and final certificate course? Complete your Certificate Request Form here!

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What's the difference: credit vs noncredit?

User interface design is a multi-faceted and challenging role responsible for the transference of a product’s development, content and layout into an attractive and responsive experience for users.  Focusing on the areas of design, implementation and evaluation, this course explores the principles and practices of user interface development.  Projects cover how to design good interfaces, techniques for building interfaces including sophisticated interactive prototypes, and techniques for evaluating and measuring interface usability.  You will learn industry-standard theory and methods for developing successful interfaces based on using CSS frameworks, JS code libraries and emerging technologies such as Sketch and Invision. 

Prerequisites: Web Design II or equivalent knowledge.

Is this your 8th and final certificate course? Complete your Certificate Request Form here!

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What's the difference: credit vs noncredit?

The course provides the opportunity to develop work that demonstrates your cumulative skill-set and interests. Through consolidating work in a manner that best expresses your abilities, you will learn to showcase your style and expertise. Special attention is given to packaging, marketing and delivering your portfolio. 

Prerequisites: 6 courses in Animation + Motion Graphics Design or equivalent experience.

Is this your 8th and final certificate course? Complete your Certificate Request Form here!

Interior Design

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What's the difference: credit vs noncredit?

This introductory course is designed for aspiring, professional, and enthusiasts drawn to Interior Design and Architecture who want to refresh or improve the foundation of their perspective drawing skills for the purpose of interior planning. 

In this course, you will learn traditional drafting and rendering techniques, including space planning, elevation drawings, 1- and 2-point perspective, and depicting finish materials. With your classmates, you will  explore a variety of media for representing light, texture, color, value and form while developing an understanding of spatial relationships intrinsic to interior design. Throughout this course, you will gain the skills necessary to draw key portfolio pieces and commissioned works for interior designers, design magazines, and architectural firms.

No prerequisites.

Please note: this course is intended for students with no previous drawing experience and should be taken as the first or second course in the Interior Design Studies Certificate sequence.

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What's the difference: credit vs noncredit?

This studio course focuses on the fundamental principles of interior design, as well as the responsibilities and business aspects of the profession. Throughout the course, students will engage in hands-on projects for both residential and commercial spaces and develop visual design skills, such as integrating color, materials, and textures into their designs. Topics in this course include using core interior design elements, such as scale, proportion, light, space, and form, to create functional and expressive spaces with creative design solutions.  

Prerequisites: Drawing for Interiors or equivalent knowledge.

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What's the difference: credit vs noncredit?

This course surveys surface materials, finishes, products, the dimensions of color, and the principles of color relationships that are fundamental for creating interior design solutions. Participants explore characteristics of a wide range of fabrics, wall coverings, paints, wood, ceramic, metal, glass, plastics, carpet, and more to learn about their suitability for specific applications and their economic and ecological impact. Materials topics include availability, installation, transition, substructure, and code considerations. Additionally, students design comprehensive color schemes for residential and commercial settings, participants explore how the effective use of color is integral to purpose. Projects include a wide range of approaches and practical applications to develop a thorough understanding of materials and color’s relationship to form, space, and light, expressive possibilities and technical knowledge for creative usage based on appropriate selection and methods for evaluating the sustainability of the built environment.

Prerequisites: Drawing for Interiors and Interior Design Principles or equivalent experience

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What's the difference: credit vs noncredit?

Designed for participants with no previous CAD experience, this intensive course introduces the general concepts and applications of two-dimensional computer-aided drafting (CAD). Autodesk AutoCAD is the industry-standard software used worldwide by professional Interior Designers to create computer-aided designs (CADs), 2D and 3D models, architectural drafts, and technical drawings. Gaining experience with AutoCAD is an important step towards your future as an interior designer, engineer, architect, 3D visualizer, or project manager.

 AutoCAD students will learn the process for drafting interior rooms, elevations, floor plans, furniture plans, sections, and details with step-by-step instruction. Throughout this course, you will develop proficiency in AutoCAD commands, mode settings, drawing aids, shortcuts, drawing basic and complex shapes, dimension drawings, plotting, and printing. Class projects will immerse you in a designer’s world as you use AutoCAD software to draft imaginative spaces.  

Please note: the tech requirements for this class require the use of a PC computer. 

Prerequisites: Drawing for Interiors and Interior Design Principles or equivalent experience. Basic PC computer and internet navigation skills are a must for this course.

Is this your 8th and final certificate course? Complete your Certificate Request Form here! 

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What's the difference: credit vs noncredit?

This course focuses on the development of a complex interior design project specific to each student’s interests. Projects incorporate the full range of interior design components and processes from needs assessment and concept development to professional presentation techniques and review. Business methods, budgeting, and client record-keeping systems are included. Topics include professional standards and practices, including client relationships and marketing.

Prerequisites: 6 or more courses in Interior Design Studies or equivalent professional experience. Intermediate design and computer skills are required for this course. 

Is this your 8th and final certificate course? Complete your Certificate Request Form here!

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What's the difference: credit vs noncredit?

Use Revit® BIM (Building Information Modeling) software is industry-standard software used to drive efficiency and accuracy across the project lifecycle, from conceptual design, visualization, and analysis to fabrication and construction. Interior Designers use Revit to collaborate across teams, disciplines, and time zones.

In this hands-on course, you will learn how to build 3D models with accuracy and precision using Revit. Basic modeling and modification tools will be taught; along with how to organize and control your model for easy design revisions and client presentations. This course is designed for beginners and no prior experience with Revit is required.

Prerequisites: Drawing for Interiors. Intermediate computer and internet navigation skills are a must for this course.

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PROGRAM FORMAT THIS SESSION

November 2021: In response to COVID-19, Moore College of Art & Design is offering remote learning for most Continuing Education classes for our Winter 2022 session. Please check the course listings to confirm which classes will be offered as online versus in-person, on-campus experiences.

SUPPLIES AND TECH REQUIREMENTS

Get the right tools! Please see tech requirements for more information. A detailed supply list of required materials is provided by the instructor during your first class meeting. 

ACE Discounts & Credits

We offer discounts and credits for eligible ACE students. You may not register online if using a discount or paying by any means other than credit card. For additional information or any questions, please see Policies & Support for more info or contact the Continuing Education Office at ce@moore.edu | 215.965.4030.

10% Discount

ACE students 62 years of age or older are entitled to a 10% discount with age verification. Discounted registrations cannot be made online.

20% Discount

Moore’s BFA graduates are entitled to a 20% discount. Discounted registrations cannot be made online.

Act 48 Credit

All courses offer Pennsylvania-certified art educators the option to earn Act 48 credit in addition to credit.

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