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Find up-to-date information and resources at Classes available this fall in three formats: hybrid, which includes some on-campus instruction, scheduled remote, and flexible online. Explore class offerings, or register today for fall at

HCC Main Campus
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
Laurel College Center
312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
Gateway Business Training Center
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD, 21046
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Photo Editing, Graphic Design & Adobe Applications

The noncredit classes listed below have been moved to remote teaching, postponed, or cancelled based on the nature of the class. Campus access is currently restricted to authorized employees only. Visit for more information. For specific questions about noncredit and continuing education classes, email

Digital Photography Level 2

Learn how to take great photos using advanced manual exposure, lighting techniques (flash, reflective, natural), exposure bracketing, metering, custom white balance, compositional techniques and the use of props, taking better close-ups, group portraits, and great landscape and nature shots. Get the most out of your zoom lenses and learn some basic photo editing techniques. This class is perfect for those with a digital SLR (dSLR) or more advanced point-and-shoot digital cameras with aperture priority (Av-A) and or shutter priority (Tv-S) and Manual exposure (M) modes. You’ll have homework each week. There will be several shooting and lighting exercises. Bring camera, flash drive or memory card reader, cable to attach camera to computer, user manual, lenses, external flash, tripod, filters, etc., if you have them. Prerequisite: Digital Photography I Basics. You must know aperture and shutter priority. 

Tuition: $200** (fee based, no waivers)
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InDesign Level 2

This course builds on the concepts and skills taught in InDesign Level 1. Create professional-looking layouts more efficiently. Learn how to set up multi-page spreads, work with vector paths, format type using advanced features, create lighting effects, adjust transparency, define object styles, explore the use of tables in a document, use the Story Editor, and manage long documents. Prerequisites: InDesign Level 1. 1.2 CEUs.

Tuition: $235 (includes $150 in fees*)
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Introduction to Lightroom
Use Adobe Photoshop Lightroom to prepare and edit your photos. Learn to organize your images and create custom slideshows. After you register, please create an online account at This is where you will access the course. For more information, please call 443-518-4680.
Tuition: $140 (includes $95 in fees*)
Mar 18-Apr 24   Online XO-511 4292 #7146
Apr 15-May 22   Online XO-511 4293 #7148
May 13-Jun 19   Online XO-511 4294 #7149
Jun 17-Jul 24   Online XO-511 4425 #1809
Jul 15-Aug 21   Online XO-511 4426 #1810
Aug 12-Sep 18   Online XO-511 4427 #1811
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Premiere Pro
This course helps students understand and work with basic to advanced concepts and features of Adobe Premiere. You will run through a typical series of steps for creating, editing and fine-tuning a series of video pieces. Prerequisite: Basic computer experience and some video or Photoshop experience. 1.8 CEUs.
Tuition: $295 (includes $195 in fees*)
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