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Survey of Graphic Design 2 (MC 02)

Course Category: 
Location: 

Various; distance learning format.

Length: 

62 hours (17 weeks). 

Dates: 

September 2012 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: recognize and apply elements of a single page and multiple page layout;  tools, palettes and functions within a page layout program; set up a well organized, unified page design; Import vector and raster artwork into a page layout; and properly save/export the file for final output; apply various principles of design; apply type, font families and fonts styles to layouts; and utilize templates, layers and style sheets to multiple page designs. 

Instruction: 

This course is delivered in an instructor-monitored, distance learning format and consists of study guides, required texts, supplemental reading, essay assignments, quizzes, homework, observation, required interaction with an instructor, and 24-hour access to on-line support as needed. Topics include: InDesign, graphic design, color schemes, die cuts, balance, style sheets, brochure design, printing, digital media, and portfolios.  

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Graphic Design, Media Arts or Digital Design (12/15) (6/17 administrative review). 

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