GRAPHIC DESIGN LAB
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This is a hands-on course in which you will learn to use a computer to practice four of the most popular programs within the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint). You will learn to be an intermediate level user of the Microsoft Office Suite.
This is a foundation course in the modern treatment of entrepreneurship. Students will learn the elements of start-up/buy-out/franchising, business plans, marketing plans, human resources, financial planning, legal forms, products/services, selling, advertising, management policies, accounting systems, tax issues, capital management, computers, risk management and business ethics. Prerequisites/Co-Requisites: None
As a student in this course, you will learn how to use Adobe Photoshop. You will first be introduced to Photoshop basics in order to gain knowledge on image processing, editing, selection, and masking. Learn to optimize and save images for web and print media.
This course provides an introduction to web site design using one of the most useful web editors. It is taught on IBM PC compatibles using Microsoft Internet Explorer as the default browser to review the design.
As a student in this course, you will learn how to use computer animated applications, such as Macromedia Flash. You will first be introduced to Flash basics, and learn to plan and create an animation. You will learn to create animations, movies, and banner ads.
In this class students will learn to how to balance creative and practical considerations so you can choose the best format for a design. Line, type, shape and texture are the building blocks for any design. You will be able to use the elements together to create great designs. Prerequisites/Co-Requisites: None
Learn the basic concepts in motion graphics, animation and visual effects for film, video, DVD, and the Web. This course also reviews how to produce and integrate with other computer graphic design software to overcome production challenges and deliver quality results.
As a student in this course, you will learn how to use Adobe Illustrator current version. You will first be introduced to Illustrator basics in order to gain knowledge on Shapes, editing, selection, and masking. Learn to optimize, save images for web and print media and to do photo illustrations.
The student develops a graphic design portfolio in preparation for a job interview. Working individually with the instructor, each student begins the selection of representative pieces that showcase a unique style and demonstrate overall conceptual abilities and technical competencies.
This class is designed to help students learn and understand the key tools needed to draw inanimate objects as well as the human body. Since learning to draw involves learning to see, The Art of Drawing stresses the development of this essential visual skill.
Students will learn how to solve dimensional design problems, characterize, develop new products, design prototypes, and build digital models using an industry standard animation application. Prerequisites/Co-Requisites: None
Students will master the unique design opportunities and challenges presented by brochures and other multipage publications. Students are expected to cultivate and demonstrate a high level of comprehension about the interrelationship between visual form and meaning. Students will lay out professional quality single and multipage documents that include text and graphics, and are designed for professional printing and publication.
In this class students will learn to express a new brand or to revitalize an existing one using a universal fivephase process for creating and implementing effective brand identity. Course will cover from research and analysis through brand strategy, design development through application design, and identity standards through launch and governance for the entire process. Prerequisites/Co-Requisites: None
The Intellectual Property Law course is designed to introduce students to the legal issues surrounding graphic design and employment in the graphic design industry. Topics include Copyright Laws, Fair Use, Contracts and negotiation, fair pricing and other ethical issues. Prerequisites/Co-Requisites: None
This course will allow students to develop an understanding of good, college level writing with an emphasis on exposition and the research essay. Oral and written communications of impressions and judgments concerning assigned readings in the essay and allied genre are required.
The student will demonstrate: an understanding of the general concepts of relation and function and specifically of polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions; the ability to solve system of equations by utilizing matrices and determinants; and the ability to solve practical problems using algebra.
This course will allow students to develop an understanding and appreciation of imaginative literature in its various genre and periods and to perfect composition and research skills at the college and university level. The student will learn how to read imaginative literature for profit and delight and how to write essays and research papers effectively. There will be assigned readings in poetry, prose and drama, the perfection of writing skills developed in ENG101 and papers and examinations on assigned readings. Prerequisite: ENC1100
The course includes theories and practices in oral communication and speech writing, and the process of oral communication in all types of organizations. Students will learn the fundamentals of effective oral communication, with an emphasis on delivering effective presentations. This course will cover skills and techniques for planning and delivering a presentation, overcoming anxiety, and working with various audiences.
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