CGD

Computer Graphic Design 1-2

Two Semester Course

Prerequisite: any first-year course or teacher approval. Can be taken as a first-year course for juniors and seniors.

Level: Beginning

Students create real publishing projects using a variety of computing technologies. The Adobe Creative Suite will be used extensively, including InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator and Animate. Graphic design principles are used to create media such as posters, brochures, logos, and animation.

Students will benefit from taking this course by learning basic principles of design and applying them in a variety of real-world applications. Students become proficient at using the computer as a design tool, synthesizing information and using the principles of design to communicate a relevant message in an appropriate media type using computer technology.