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ART 121 Two Dimensional Design

No prerequisite

This course introduces the elements and principles of design.

 

ART 171 Computer Art

No prerequisite

 Photoshop icon Learn to use Adobe Photoshop to solve visual creative problems.

 

ART 275 Introduction to Graphic Design

No prerequisite

Illustrator icon Learn Adobe Illustrator and how to make vector graphics used for logos.

 

GRD 110 Typography

No prerequisite

Type is used in every design project. Learn how to manipulate type to make your designs more effective and to help guide the reader.

 

GRD 113 History of Graphic Design

No prerequisite

Learn the history and development of graphic design and how it is used for inspiration for modern design.

 

GRD 121 Drawing Fundamentals

No prerequisite

Don’t know how to draw? That’s why we have this class. If you can already draw then this class will help you refine and advance your skills.

 

GRD 131 Illustration I

Prerequisite: GRD 121

Builing on the Drawing Fundamentals class, you will explore different techniques and mediums to create advanced illustrations.

 

GRD 141 Graphic Design I

No prerequisite

This course takes the knowledge you’ve accumulated in your first few courses about graphic techniques and software and helps your combine them to create more advanced projects.

 

GRD 142 Graphic Design II

Prerequisite: GRD 141

This course takes the knowledge you’ve accumulated in your first few courses about graphic techniques and software and helps your combine them to create more advanced projects.

 

GRD 151 Computer Design Basics

No prerequisite

InDesign icon Learn the basics of graphic design and the profession while creating books, brochures, and forms with Adobe InDesign.

 

GRD 152 Computer Design Techniques

Prerequisite: GRD 151

This is an advanced computer course where you’ll take the basics of the software you’ve learned in the first year and create advanced graphics.

 

GRD 160 Photo Fundamentals

No prerequisite

Learn the basics of photography, how to properly use a camera, and how to edit photos in Adobe Photoshop.

 

GRD 241 Graphic Design III

Prerequisite: GRD 142

This class in co-taught with the Commercial Photography class. You will be grouped with a photographer partner and together create professional-level projects.

 

GRD 263 Illustrative Imaging

Prerequisite: GRD 151

This is an advanced computer course where you’ll take the basics of the software you’ve learned in the first year and create advanced graphics.

 

GRD 280 Portfolio Design

Prerequisite: GRD 142/152

This capstone course lets you take all of the knowledge you’ve accumulated in your time in the Advertising and Graphic Design program and prepare yourself to seek a job in the industry.