Career & Technical Education > Graphic Communications

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisites:basic computer skills. Recommended: ART100 & GRC103.
Teaches an intermediate class in the application of computer graphics software to create and edit digital images and designs with raster/paint software (Adobe Photoshop). Students entering this class should already have an understanding of graphic communications processes and have graphics software skills. 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-183 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no GRC-183 classes scheduled for this term.