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GRAPHIC DESIGN 1&2

Concurrent enrollment with Front Range Community College.

GRAPHIC DESIGN I & 2 - (Arts, A/V Technology, & Communication Pathway)
10, 11, 12
Credit: 2
Location: Bollman
Graphic Design I students learn the fundamental elements and principles of design using the creative process through to
post-production. Course work and projects are developed to give each student a well-rounded understanding and the
skills needed to become a proficient designer. Projects are designed to increase student's artistic abilities, give a varietyof perspectives for visual problem solving, and expand critical and creative thinking skills. Using a variety of industry
standard practices, mediums, methods, and techniques students will become competent with the graphic design
process. Medium includes television, magazines, books, street signs, movies, logos/branding, packaging,
communication design, typography, digital illustration, photo manipulation, page layout, mobile devices, banners, and
billboards. Students will work with Macintosh computers and Adobe software.

Counseling notes:
1. Supplies required:
 Sketch book or journal
 16 GB or larger flash drive
 Portfolio
 3-ring binder/ and 1 ream (500 sheets) copy paper
 Refillable or disposable artist inking pen
2. Course fee: $40.00
3. To be eligible for concurrent enrollment credit a student must maintain a grade of C or higher in the high school
course.
POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM:
Artist   Industrial Designer     CD/Book Jacket Designer      Packaging Designer    Production Artist  Layout Artist    Art Director    Web Designer    Publication Design
Entertainment Media
 

 

Supplies Needed in Graphic Design:

8 Gig jump drive
Technical Art Pen
1 Ream of print paper
Sketch book

Online Classrooms For This Program

Ms. McKaig's Graphic Design Class

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