Let's Get Started

Let's Get StartedAs the first Creative Campus in the state of Georgia, Kennesaw State University has partnered with Adobe Systems to offer ALL students FREE access to Adobe Creative Cloud.

In order to optimize your learning experience using the Adobe Creative Cloud apps, the following minimum specifications for personal computers (desktops and laptops) are recommended by Adobe:

  • Operating system: Intel i7 processor macOS v10.13 or later or Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) versions 1809 or 1903
  • RAM: 8GB RAM for 2K/HD and 16GB RAM for 4K
  • Graphics processor: 2GB of GPU VRAM
  • Hard drive free space: 8GB
  • Monitor resolution: 1280 x 800
  • Internet connection

To obtain your FREE student license, follow these Adobe Creative Cloud Download Instructions.

If you are unsure about where to find the model information on your computer, you can contact KSU UITS for tech support at 470-578-3555 or studenthelpdesk@kennesaw.edu.

If you need tech support or troubleshooting pertaining to a specific Adobe program, please reach out to Adobe directly.

 

Curious which creative programs are used in SOCM courses?

  • Course Name
    Course Number
    Program Used
  • Human Communication
    COM 1100
    Adobe Spark
  • Visual Communication
    COM 2033
    Adobe Spark, Canva, Infogram
  • Digital Media Production
    COM 3340
    Adobe After Effects, Audition, InDesign, Lightroom, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Rush, Spark
  • Research Methods
    COM 3345
    Adobe Spark
  • Photojournalism
    JOUR 3360
    Adobe Lightroom Classic, Photoshop, and Premiere
  • Advanced Audio
    JOUR 4445
    Adobe Audition, Audacity
  • Entertainment Podcasting
    MENT 3300
    Adobe Audition, Audacity
  • Film, Video Structure and Process
    MENT 4444
    Adobe Lightroom, Premiere Pro, Spark
  • MoMENTum Productions
    MENT 4454
    Adobe After Effects, Audition, InDesign, Lightroom, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Rush, Spark
  • Documentary Filmmaking
    MENT 4464
    Adobe After Effects, Audition, Lightroom, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Rush, Spark
  • Digital Publication Design
    PR 4405
    Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
  • Brand Identity Design (Special Topics)
    PR 4415
    Adobe 3D Dimension, InDesign, Illustrator, Spark
  • Social Media & Communication
    COM 4900
    Adobe Spark
  • Survey of Digital and Social Media
    COM 6100
    Adobe Spark
  • Digital Publication Design
    COM 6410
    Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
  • Principles of Strategic Communication
    COM 7350
    Adobe Spark
  • Team Communication
    ORGC 3345
    Adobe Spark, Adobe Premiere Rush, or ThingLink for final presentations
  • Communication and Conflict (Online sections only)
    ORGC 3459
    Adobe Spark, Adobe Premiere Rush, or ThingLink for final presentations
  • Training and Development
    ORGC 4344
    Adobe Spark and Adobe Premiere Rush

 *Programs are subject to change at the discretion of the instructor.

 

 

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