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Page Layout and Graphics
DESIGN/LAYOUT
CLASS CODE: IS 230 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION SYSTEMS
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Word processing and desktop publishing software are used to create business documents suitable for print or electronic presentation. Emphasis is given to design and layout principles and includes strong graphic usage.
DESCRIPTION: Word processing and desktop publishing software are used to create business documents suitable for print or electronic presentation. Emphasis is given to design and layout principles and includes strong graphic usage.
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OBJECTIVES: Students will:

1. Demonstrate and apply layout and design
principles in a variety of media.
2. Demonstrate proper use of emphasis, contrast,
balance, alignment, repetition, flow, images,
and color in all work.
3. Demonstrate appropriate use of typography
concepts and principles in a variety of
media.
4. Implement appropriate file formats for
graphics and documents and practice
integration of media types.
5. Develop and implement business documents with
developed branding symbols.
6. Demonstrate proficiency using a variety of
applications including: Draw, Chart, TextArt,
WordArt, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Publisher and
word processing software.
7. Demonstrate proficiency using layering,
slicing, shadowing, graphic mapping, and
additional enhancements using PhotoShop and
other applications.
8. Identify and use other resources that can be
implemented in a business environment.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002