GAD 1201 - Computer Graphic Fundamentals

In this course, students learn the most important topics on the elements of design. From working with typography, imagery, and color to researching and obtaining visual communication design. Students also learn how to design on a Macintosh computer through applying industry standards for page layout, illustration, and photo alteration in Adobe Creative Cloud programs such as Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. The focus will be on digital media, interactive design, and typography to ensure students have the information needed to work in the ever-changing world of graphic design. PREREQUISITE/CO-REQUISITE: ART 1113 Introduction to Drawing or GAD 1213 Drawing I or consent of instructor.

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