NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
    Mar 20, 2018  
NWCCD 2017-18 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.


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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