Intermediate Graphic Arts: 1 credit (643)
Prerequisite: Introduction to Graphic Arts (formerly Introduction to Visual Media).
This area of technology deals with communication through printed, televised or computerized media. Students explore the fields of Advertising, Commercial Art and Design, Photography, Graphic Design, Screen-Printing, Offset Lithography and Desktop Video Production to create artwork or solve design problems. Projects may include, but are not limited to the creation of logos, posters, ads, magazine spreads, information graphics, animations and websites. The use of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and the iLife suite of products will be studied in depth. A materials fee may be assessed for this class.
Advanced Graphic Arts: 1 credit (644)
Prerequisite: Intermediate Graphic Arts or Photography
This class is intended for student directed in-depth study of visual media. The student, in conjunction with the teacher, will develop coursework and projects. This is an ideal class to explore your individual interests in visual media and to create a digital portfolio to display your talents and abilities. A materials fee may be assessed for this class.