Graphic Design 35
Introduction to Graphic Design
Rick Rivas M.A.
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T/Th 2:30-4 (as of 3/21)
This course is an excellent starting-point for students seeking to enter the field of Graphic Design. In this introductory-level course, students learn to apply the principles of this applied artform in projects ranging from logo design to page layout.
The course is comprised of lectures on Graphic Design, step-by-step demonstrations of Adobe Photoshop CS5, and critiques of student projects.
Basic knowledge of computers and the English language are required. Concurrent enrollment in GRART 64 or previoius experience with Photoshop is recommended.
Projects & Presentations (69.23%)
Week 14 Review
Late work will be penalized 10%. Students missing 4 lectures or more will receive “No Credit”. It is the responsibility of the student to drop the course. Plagiarism is unacceptable and appropriate disciplinary actions will be enforced. It is very important that students are respectful of their classmates. Class time should not be used to check email, chat online, or surf the Internet. Students who are sick should not come to class. It is the responsibility of the student to back-up and keep copies of all projects until the end of the semester.
Mission College makes reasonable accommodations for persons with documented disabilities. Students should notify DISC (Disability Instructional Support Center) located in S2-201 (855-5085) of any special needs.
If you are in S1-502, retrieve your personal items and exit the building going out the door of the building that is outside the classroom on the left. Go to the assembly point in the parking lot outside.