Graphic Communications I
This course introduces students to graphic communications and through Project Based Learning, utilizes software to create graphic design. Students will learn the elements and principles of art and how they apply to graphic design. Legal and ethical issues, workforce skills, typography and terminology used throughout the industry will be discussed.
Graphic Communications II
This course is designed to build upon knowledge from Graphic Communications I. Emphasis will be placed on effective use of digital media as students develop their skills through the use of computer software and more advanced graphic design. Instruction includes design development as well as appropriate file structures for print and digital distribution, legal and ethical issues, and workforce skills according to industry standards.
Graphic Communications III
This course is designed to build upon knowledge from Graphic Communications II and provide students with teamwork, critical thinking, problem solving, designing, and computer graphics from basic digital images to final print. Students will be provided opportunities to prepare finished products such as posters, newsletters, and school publications. All work will be performed to industry standards.