2020 - 2021 College Catalog 
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2020 - 2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTS 250 - Graphic Design

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Laboratory Hours: 2

Prerequisite(s): (COMM 101 , or ARTS 115 , or ARTS 120 , or HUMN 101 , or HORT 125 , or ARCH 120 , or ARCH 125 , or CULN 290 , or CITA 140 ) with a C or higher, or permission of Instructor.

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This lecture/studio course will introduce students to the elements of art and the principles of design working with 2-dimensional, hand-crafted and digital media.  The course will explore how to use images and text in planned compositions to create an original, visual identity and to communicate effectively with intended audiences. 

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. analyze the elements of art, and principles of design using descriptive writing; and articulate supported interpretations of select works.
  2. create original graphics in which students effectively utilize the elements of art and principles of design.
  3. demonstrate skills and techniques used by graphic artists to create compositions of images and text that communicate successfully with the desired audience