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Design for the Web

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of web design using relevant design and marketing strategies. Through hands-on exercises, students will design and construct webpages from concept to active, using industry-standard development environments. [32-32-64] Lab Fee

Graphic Design 2

This course continues the direction established in Graphic Design 1 and further develops the design and marketing abilities of students. It focuses on preparing the student to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences using design. Subjects covered will include target markets, budget and client interaction, logo and identity, branding, advertising and marketing. Students will develop strategies and ideas from concept to completion. [32-32-64] Lab Fee

Graphic Design 1

This course involves understanding the various stages of developing layouts in graphic design. A focus on the organization of type and imagery will be emphasized including the basic rules of creativity and brainstorming, applying the principles of design to layout, concept and graphic design project process development, color, grid structure, and beginning application of campaign design. [32-32-64] Lab Fee

Typography and Typesetting

This course involves the study of typography and typesetting as an integral element of graphic design. The principles of typography will be examined through the topics of history, fonts and their classifications, and type as an image and design element. Layout and typesetting projects will involve various types of documents and publishing with the purpose to achieve successful, informative and expressive visual communication. [32-32-64] Lab Fee

HTML/XML Coding

This course explores the components, terminology, features and uses of HTML/XML. Emphasis is given to creating professional looking web pages utilizing HTML/XML as the layout vehicle. Through hands-on lectures, demonstrations and projects, the student will learn the essential techniques and functions of the language, while understanding some of the more complex issues that designers face when using HTML/XML. [16-32-48] Lab Fee

Digital Imaging

This course provides an overview of the functionality and use of technology for creating and editing digital images. Through hands-on lectures, demonstration, and projects the student will learn the fundamental tools and techniques of current industry-standard raster software used for digital images. Emphasis is given to creating professional-looking art and graphics work utilizing the computer as a tool. [32–32-64] Lab Fee

Digital Illustration and Layout

This course provides an overview of the functionality and use of technology for creating digital illustrations and page layout design. Through hands-on lectures, demonstrations, and projects the student will learn the fundamental tools and techniques of current industry-standard vector software used in digital design. Emphasis is given to creating professional-looking design work utilizing the computer as a tool. [32-32-64] Lab Fee

Introduction to Graphic Design

This course is an orientation to the graphic design field and a preparation for success in the Graphic Design Program. The course will introduce areas inherent to the field including history, contemporary design, work-related occupations, marketing, typography, printing, web design and animation, and software and hardware. In addition, preliminary training will be provided on the Macintosh computers, printers and network. [24-24-48] Lab Fee

Physical Geography

A one-semester lecture and laboratory course devoted to the study of man’s environment on earth. Areas of consideration include earth-sun relationships, the earth’s waters, tectonic and gradational processes, earth materials, the atmosphere, elements and controls of climate, soils, and vegetation. Man, as an active force within and upon this environment, is considered. [48-16-64] Lab Fee

Intermediate French

Extensive reading to further develop vocabulary and mastery of the language. Advanced prose selections from varied French writers. [32-32-64] Lab Fee