|CLASS CODE:||COMM 130||CREDITS: 3||FEE: $5.00|
|DIVISION:||BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||A project-based introduction to visual communication principles, elements and tools. Applications graphic design and editing for print and web-based media.|
|TAUGHT:||Winter, Summer, Fall|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||A project-based introduction to visual communication principles, elements and tools.
Applications: print and web designing, digital video editing, and graphic design and editing.
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||Demonstrate understanding and effective use of four basic design principles: proximity, alignment, contrast, and repetition. Demonstrate ability to effectively lay out pages on the computer. Demonstrate ability to create vector-based graphics on the computer. Demonstrate ability to create pixel-based graphics on the computer.|
|REQUIREMENTS:||Quizzes, tests, assignments, projects, handouts, project critiques, lectures and demonstrations.|
|PREREQUISITES:||Communication major or minor or consent of Instructor.|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2002|