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Graphic Communication Curriculum

Catalog Number Course Title Credits
10-201-109 Design 3
10-201-140 Basic Photography 3
10-801-195 Written Communication 3
10-801-196 Oral/Interpersonal Communication 3
10-201-175 Computer Graphics 3
10-201-181 Graphic Design 3
10-107-185 Web Page Fundamentals 3
  Total 21

 

Graphic Communication Courses

10-201-109-00 Design
Explores the foundation studio organizational and perceptual qualities of design as they relate to a 2-dimensional surface. This course stresses design as a foundation and as visual problem solving. Lab. 3 credits.

10-201-140-00 Basic Photography
Examines the principles of light, depth, exposure, printing, developing negatives, and printing black and white 35 mm film. Lab. 3 credits.

10-201-175-00 Computer Graphics
Explores the computer's graphic capabilities in presenting images and investigating visual ideas. Lab. 3 credits.

10-201-181-00 Graphic Design
Examines the structure of words and images in graphic design. Covers basic principles of typographic design. Lab. 3 credits.

10-107-185-00 Web Page Fundamentals
Introduces graphic design students to web page principles beginning with building simple web pages using graphics and continuing on to build web pages with greater layout control by using table design and forms. In addition, they will have introductory experience using HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) as an important component of dynamic HTML pages and hands-on experience using in-line, embedded, and external style sheets to create dynamic pages that allow for more control over the attributes of a web page. Lab. 3 credits.

10-801-195-00 Written Communication
Develops writing skills which include prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. A variety of writing assignments is designed to help the learner analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Also develops critical reading and thinking skills through the analysis of a variety of written documents. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-801-196-00 Oral Interpersonal Communication
Focuses upon developing speaking, verbal and nonverbal communications, and listening skills through individual presentations, groups activities, and other projects. Lecture. 3 credits.