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Adobe Acrobat MDIA 1026

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

Course details

In this course students convert documents to PDF format, to bridge the gap between paper and digital workflow. This includes converting small volumes of paper documents to searchable Adobe PDF files and to e-mail graphics files that were previously too large, and modifying PDF's to include advance functions such as high level security, video/audio files and electronic forms. Students also prepare files for professional print, through to posting PDF files on the web for online distribution.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of MDIA 1026 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 33259


Mon Sep 12 - Mon Oct 24 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 33259
  • $451.65
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Oct 24 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Online

Andrew Sugianto

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. No class Oct 10. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. In order to access the Adobe Creative cloud on your personal devices for off campus use, a subscription will be required. The cost of your Adobe subscription will be in addition to the tuition fee for this course. Information explaining how to obtain a discounted Adobe subscription is available on the BCIT Software Access webpage This course will be delivered entirely online, however, is a synchronous course which requires you to be online on the posted days and times shown on your myBCIT schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Please check to ensure you meet the computer requirements for the class. If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist:

Seats Available

1 seat remaining as of Wed August 10, 2022 at 4:58 pm (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Determine repurposing requirements for both a printed document and one that will be viewed on-screen.
  • Manipulate and convert traditional print documents to more web/screen user friendly documents.
  • Prepare documents for both in-house printing and for professional print houses.
  • Add navigation elements such as Bookmarks, Links and Articles.
  • Create PostScript files and utilize Distiller (Job Options/Default Settings).
  • Add features such as view/print security and opening properties.
  • Apply the Document Review Cycle tools.
  • Extract existing content for repurposing or retrieval of information due to loss of original doc.
  • Create adobe PDF Electronic Forms.
  • Create custom job options (Distiller) based on specific output requirements.
  • Convert large volumes of files to specific PDF formats automatically.
  • Prepare PDF for web based distribution.

Effective as of Winter 2013

Related Programs

Adobe Acrobat (MDIA 1026) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Graphic Design
    Associate Certificate Full-time/Part-time
  2. Media Techniques and Marketing Communications
    Certificate Part-time
  3. Media Techniques for Business
    Certificate Part-time


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