Students will learn about the properties of various digital image files, formats, specifications and their use in both internet and print applications. Using industry standard Vector and Raster image editing programs, students will learn various image and digital artwork creation and manipulation techniques.
This is a capstone course in which the student participates in an internship in the graphics field with a cooperating business. Capstone internships consist of a minimum of 10 hours of service per week or a total of 150 hours. Students must have completed a minimum of 45 hours of course work and the internship must be approved by the course instructor and department coordinator before registering.
This course will provide an opportunity for students to further their study of principles and concepts in the field and to apply their knowledge in a variety of application both in the traditional classroom setting and in work/job related experiences. The class will be an individualized, arranged course, with learning outcomes determined by the instructor in consultation with the student and permission of the School Dean.
Students will learn the properties of various digital image files and their use in both internet and print applications. Using an industry standard image editing program, students will learn various image manipulation techniques. Copyright issues, ethical usage of images on the Web, and explanation of the different resolution requirements between Web and print images will also be discussed.
This course will be an advanced guided experience for community college students to explore topics of interest in their field through research, field experience, presentation, computer applications, lab experience, or other project agreed upon between the student and the supervising faculty and is submitted to the dean in a written contract.
This course acquaints students with the processes of a vector drawing program on the computer. Students learn how to use the tools to create digital artwork that can be used in web design, print media and digital screen design.