ART 217 - Graphic Design I at Reynolds Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Focuses on creative concepts and skills necessary for graphic design problem solving using current technology. Includes techniques specific to computer applications for the production of print design using text and image. Part I of II.
3-4 Credits - Lecture 2 hours. Lab Hours: 2-4. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

Graphic Design I is an advanced course where creative concepts in graphic design are incorporated, specifically from the point of view of using current technology as the primary production tool for print design. Incorporates applied studio solutions to a variety of problems including typography and imagery. Recommended for students pursuing careers in graphic design.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites are ART 121 Drawing I, ART 131 Fundamentals of Design I, ART 135 Visual Communications, ART 140 Introduction to Graphic Skills, and ART 141 Typography I. Co-requisites are ART 142 Typography II, and ART 265 Graphic Techniques

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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