Career & Technical Education > Graphic Communications

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisites: basic computer skills. Recommended: GRC 103.
An introductory/intermediate class in the creation and execution of designs and illustrations in the electronic environment. Focuses in Adobe Illustrator Vector-Draw software, including the tools and techniques required to produce professional-level artwork. Knowledge of the following basic computer skills required: saving, opening, and printing documents, opening and closing applications, creating and managing folders and subfolders, viewing the contents of disk drives and external storage devices, managing desktop items.


II: Course Objectives

The information in the parentheses after a course objective refers to either the specific general education (GE) learning outcome or the Institutional Student Learning Outcome (ISLO) that the objective meets. Objectives without this information are not linked to either general education or institutional student learning outcomes.

Upon successful course completion, the student will have demonstrated they can:

  • Identify terminology, concepts, principles, and practices from the range of topics important to graphic design (ISLO1) (GE1)
  • Implement design principles, build projects, and operate design software (ISLO7)
  • Integrate knowledge and skills to analyze and evaluate designs (ISLO6) (GE6)

Scheduled GRC-156 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no GRC-156 classes scheduled for this term.