Graphic Design Technology (A.A.)

Student Learning Outcomes

 

Goals

 

  • Be proficient in the use of vector-based illustration and raster-based image editing software for the creation of graphic images for both paper-based and web-based publications.
  • Have an understanding and appreciation for the principles of the design as they relate to publication design.
  • Be familiar with the typographic principles and techniques needed to create well-designed paper-based publications using industry standard page layout software.
  • Be familiar with major developments in the history of art and design and recognize how these developments have influenced the design of printed and on-line publications.
  • Be familiar with the techniques required to create, edit and incorporate digital imagery into printed and on-line publications.
  • Compile a portfolio fo work created during their course work at the college.

 

Objectives

Students will demonstrate:

 

  • Competence in the utilization of graphics software to complete assignments and create projects that incorporate the application of design principles.
  • Competence in the utilization of various media to complete assignments and create projects that incorporate the application of design principles.
  • Competence in the utilization of various media, including graphics software, to complete assignments and create projects that incorporate the application of design principles.
  • Their knowledge of art and design history by successfully completing exams.
  • Competence in the utilization of various media to complete assignments and create projects that incorporate the application of design principles.
  • Competence in all courses within the major by creating a well-designed portfolio.
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