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Course Descriptions

ART 231: Graphic Design I

-Completion of ART 104 OR
-Permission of division dean
-Placement at college level English and reading

Completion of DMED 120 recommended. An introduction to the theoretical and practical aspects of graphic design, including techniques, processes, terminology, and basic compositional and conceptual skills. This course provides a study of the principles and methods of combining several elements to design images that communicate information effectively. Emphasis on projects which use design elements, typography, illustrations, and technology to create effective messages. An emphasis is placed on computerized design. This course meets 6 hours for 3 hours credit. 3 credit hours