Graphic Design 3 & 4
Pathway: Arts, A/V Technology, & Communication
Grades: 11, 12
Graphic Design II students learn advanced skills and techniques in all areas of the creative process: communication arts; production; post production; print, and web medias, development; visual problem solving; critical thinking; artistic fundamentals; team building, and "real world" employability skills. Students will further expand their knowledge of
speaking a global, visual language and developing awareness of the power of symbols, meanings, images and words. Course work and projects are developed to give each student skills sets needed to become a competent, efficient designer who uses the technology as well as the psychology and marketing aspects of industry. Projects are designed to increase student's artistic abilities, give a variety perspectives for visual problem solving, expand critical and creative thinking skills, and develop skills in working within a team in a studio setting. Graphic Design II students may also
complete a job shadow or internship with professional graphic designers.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Graphic Design I and instructor recommendation are required.
- Sketch book or journal
- 16GB or larger flash drive
- 3-ring binder/ and 1 ream (500 sheets) copy paper
- Refillable or disposable artist inking pen
Course fee: $40.00
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:
- Animator/Illustrator Artist
- CD/Book Jacket Designer
- Packaging Designer
- Art Director
Instructor: Brooke McKaig