2012-2013 Academic Year

Fall 2012

Graphic Design I

DES_310 001_Cat.#1871
Tuesday Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.
Applied Art 123

DES_310 003_Cat.#1872
Tuesday Thursday 2:30 p.m. – 5:35 p.m.
Applied Art 123


Graphic Design 1 is an exploration of the formal qualities of creating effective and informative design.

This course examines foundation principles of design including line, shape, form and texture and design principles, covering composition, balance, contrast, grid structures and hierarchy.

Graphic Design II

DES_360 001_Cat.#1879
Tuesday Thursday 2:30 p.m. – 5:35 p.m.
Applied Art 123


Social responsibility, business and ethical factors affecting visual communication are investigated while deepening the student’s sensitivity and experience in graphic design. This class furthers the basic design skills acquired in the first year by introducing critical thinking as the basis of design process. Students gain a deeper and broader understanding of how to make and manipulate meaning and to utilize problem-solving methodologies to develop work that is compelling, informative and meaningful.

Spring 2013

Graphic Design I

DES_310 002_Cat.#1871
Tuesday Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.
Applied Art 123

This course examines foundation principles of design including line, shape, form and texture and design principles, covering composition, balance, contrast, grid structures and hierarchy.

Introduction to 2–D Digital Imaging

DES_220 007_Cat.#1879
Prerequisite: Take ART-101
Tuesday Thursday 2:30 p.m. – 5:35 p.m.
Applied Art 123


Creative use of digital imaging technology in the visual arts; exploring the development of 2D imagery for both printed and electronic formats incorporating type, vector and raster graphics using layout and composition software.

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