NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog 
    May 24, 2024  
NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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ART 2112 - Graphic Design I

This course explores techniques of graphic design preparation from concept through paste-up and to the printed page, both on and off the computer. This course provides knowledge of basic foundations and principles of graphic design through the solving of conceptual design problems. 

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture/Studio

General Education Requirement: Visual & Performing Arts
Comments: This course does not meet UW’s Human Culture requirement unless transferred as part of an Associate degree.

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of ART 2112 Graphic Design I, the student will:

  1. identify the correct programs, their various uses, and their care and application to the design process.
  2. generate numerous solutions to a design problem through both aesthetic and conceptual variables.
  3. understand the methods and techniques of historical and modern design processes.
  4. assess the value of type and its utilization
  5. apply the devices in illusion which create space, depth, and perspective proportion in the picture plane.
  6. practice the use of the art elements by designing and creating original compositions.
  7. explain the importance of packaging and corporate identity.
  8. integrate conceptual ideas into design projects as a means of communication and expression.
  9. analyze these designs by using appropriate terms for critiquing artwork.

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