NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
    
    Jun 19, 2018  
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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ART 2122 - Computer Graphics


This course develops a hands-on understanding of how visual elements and text are created and manipulated in current graphic design software programs used in the graphics design field.  In addition, it explores techniques of basic graphic design preparation on the computer.  Problems are give in various software applications, and graphic design problems are presented as technical examples of production.

Prerequisites:
none

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of ART 2122 Computer Graphics, the student will:

  • Demonstrate fundamental management of the professional standard software.
  • Determine which software application best suits the unique properties of any given design problem.
  • Explore the importance of design principles as related to page layout, logo design and packaging.
  • Classify file types, color modes and resolution, as well as their uses and application.
  • Demonstrate printing methods and techniques.


Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture/Lab

Contact Hours: 4.5 hours/week



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