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Graphic Design
GRAPHIC DESIGN
CLASS CODE: ART 235 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $10
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: ART
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: An overview of graphic design disciplines and methods emphasizing conceptual, typographic, and image making skills. This course will also include an overview of contemporary graphic designers and careers.
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed as an introduction to a cross-section of graphic design projects: logos, branding, packaging, editorial, and poster design will be some of the areas explored. This course will emphasize ideation and sketching for the discovery of creative, conceptual, and practical solutions to these projects.
TOPICS: Areas of study will include creativity, the ideation process, sketching, logos, branding, packaging, editorial, and poster design.
OBJECTIVES: At the completion of this course, students will have an understanding of the ideation process and an introduction to several areas of graphic design practice. In addition, they will have produced a number of projects for their portfolios and for the BFA review.
REQUIREMENTS: In addition to consistent attendance and preparation, students will be graded on the following criteria: breadth of exploration, appropriateness of the chosen solution, craftsmanship, and verbal presentation.
PREREQUISITES: Art 110, Art 115, and Art 230.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001