Graphic Design I students plan, create, and analyze visual solutions to a variety of real world communication challenges. They combine imagery and visual text to effectively deliver messages for a variety of purposes, including advertising, displays, promotional materials, and other products. They are able to create strong page layout compositions using the foundation principles of design, color theory, and typography. Communication skills are emphasized through group critiques and working with local clients. Students also gain knowledge of proper production techniques in working with various large and small format printing.  Students gain experience in Adobe Creative Cloud Suite industry standard software, including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.  Students are expected to be comfortable working on a computer.

Industry Certifications

  • ADOBE Illustrator
    Testing required. Fees may apply. Qualifies for Technical Honors Diploma and Graduation Pathways certification when paired with ADOBE INDESIGN and ADOBE PHOTOSHOP in Graphic Design II.

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