• Computer Graphics
    Course Code: T743
    Prerequisites: None
    Semester Offered: Half Year - 1/2 Credit
    Ranking Weight:
    Recommended Grades: 9-12
    College Credit: No

    Course Description:

    This intermediate design and visual communications course will provide an overview of graphic design, digital photography, and animation. Software used includes: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Flash. Skills developed in the course are a necessary foundation for success in Web Design and Development. Students will develop computer vocabulary related to concepts, aesthetics, and technical skills related to computer graphic technology. Students utilize official Adobe training material which make them eligible to take Adobe Certification Exams (ACE).

    Topics, Activities, and Projects:

    •    Screen Printing
    •    Scanner and Printing Technology
    •    Pantone Color Matching (PMS)
    •    Computer Generated Imagery (CGI)
    •    Visual Special Effects
    •    Game Design
    •    Logo Advertising Campaign
    •    File Formats and Conversion
    •    Package Design
    •    Digital Photography
    •    Typography
    •    Color Modes for Graphic Production
    •    Graphic Arts in Industry
    •    Resolution
    •    Commercial Printing
    •    Desktop Publishing
    •    Image Burning and Developing
    •    Principles and Elements of Design
    •    Careers Options/Educational Training
    •    History and Evolution of Graphic Communications
    •    Software: Adobe Photoshop CS5, Illustrator CS5, InDesign CS5, Flash CS5, Microsoft Office 2004

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