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Graphic Design

  • Builds Portfolio Pieces
  • Fosters Creativity and Emphasizes Good Design
  • Develops Conceptual and Technical Skills

Courses in graphic design prepare students to practice professionally with a foundation of study rooted in theory and history, a mastery of studio visual communication methods, and real-world project experience delivering the knowledge and skills to develop conceptually and visually. Content is focused on cultivating creativity and mastering software skills necessary to be competitive in the field.

Adobe InDesign: Page Layouts and Beyond

Engage with desktop publishing options, illustrative techniques, and imaging possibilities using Adobe InDesign.

2018 Fall
1 section

Adobe Photoshop CC

Gain the skills, techniques, and know-how to design, manipulate, enhance, and repurpose digital images using Adobe Photoshop CC.

2018 Fall
1 section

Visual Communication and Graphic Design: An Overview

Gain a thorough understanding of what graphic design is, and learn by working through the design process on a series of projects.

2018 Fall
1 section

Design Principles

Explore the basic design principles and sources of design inspiration fundamental to all visual arts.

2018 Fall
1 section

Photoshop Immersion: Pixel Pushing at Its Peak

Acquire a working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop in this introductory immersion course.

2018 Fall
1 section

Illustrator: Nuts and Bolts of Vector Graphics

Learn how to use Adobe Illustrator’s tools, interface, and palettes and how to apply them to your own projects.