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Digital Arts Computer Lab

Digital Arts Computer Labs

Enjoy an ideal learning environment in one of our two fully equipped, high quality Digital Arts computer labs. Each lab seats 10-14 students and each seat is equipped with an Apple computer running both Mac and Windows operating systems. You may choose either platform for your class.

Dual Platform Labs

In the Digital Arts professional arena, it’s not uncommon for the need to convert files from Windows to Mac and back again. For this reason, we have chosen to run our classes dual platform. In addition to having the option of choosing your platform, you will also have the opportunity to become familiar with both Windows and Mac operating systems, enhancing your skills and employability.


Adobe Software and Class Topics

  • InDesign
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Photoshop Elements
  • Dreamweaver
  • Edge
  • Flash
  • Acrobat
  • Premiere
  • After Effects
  • Lightroom

Apple Software and Class Topics

  • Final Cut Pro
  • Logic Pro
  • Mac OSX
  • iPad and iOS
  • iLife and iWork
  • Apple Certification Exams

Additional software and topics offered in either lab:

  • Animation
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • Web Design
  • Web Programming
  • Content Management Systems
  • Music Production
  • Social Media
  • Digital Publishing
  • Digital Prepress
  • Color Management and Theory
  • Computer Graphics
  • Motion Graphics
  • Digital Audio
  • Video Editing
  • Photo Editing
  • and more

Apple Lab

Apple Authorized Training CenterUNM Continuing Education is the only Apple Authorized Training Center in New Mexico. This lab has met Apple’s high standards for administering Apple Authorized curriculum for Pro Applications.

1st Lab Computer Specifications

  • iMac Configuration
  • 27-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit displays with IPS technology
  • 2560-by-1440 resolution with support for millions of colors
  • 3.5GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7, Turbo Boost up to 3.9GHz
  • 16GB 1600MHz DDR3 SDRAM - 2X8GB
  • 3TB Fusion Drive
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M 4GB CDORS

2nd Lab Computer Specifications

  • Mac Pro Configuration
  • Two 2.26GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon
  • 8GB (4x2GB)
  • 640GB 7200-rpm Serial ATA 3Gb/s
  • ATI Radeon HD 4870 512MB
  • One 18x SuperDrive
  • 23” Apple Cinema Display
    1920 X 1200 Resolution
  • Dual Platform: Mac OS X

Additional equipment available:

  • Ceiling mounted projection system or interim monitors
  • High Definition (HD) TV
  • Dell color laser printer
  • HP black and white PostScript laser printer
  • Wacom tablets
  • Midi controllers
  • Stereo headphones
  • 3200 dpi color scanner
  • Dedicated slide scanner

Practice Time

Practice time may be scheduled in one of the labs for students who are registered for Digital Arts classes in the current semester. Please contact the program supervisor to schedule practice time.