This course is an introduction to basic web design principles, applications and related terminology. A professional web authoring tool is explored to understand the planning and layout of hypertext based content for the web.
New kinds of electronic tools are emerging that allow graphic designers to craft presentations, images and layouts in a collaborative environment. This course will explore available technologies and software and explore new approaches to digital design and data visualization.
This course will emphasize the use of traditional and digital photography in the profession of graphic design. Topics will include the historical evolution of photography; major related equipment, materials, principles, methods, and techniques of photography; and the application of photography in areas of visual communication, journalism, web design, and other Graphic Design fields.
Studies in special selected topics, to be determined by the instructor and approved by the School Dean. Credits earned will be applicable as free electives in associate and certificate of applied science degree programs.
This course will be a 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.