5550 Graphic Design and Layout

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Credits: 
2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum
Counts as: 
A directed elective or elective for all diplomas
Course Description: 

Graphic Design and Layout includes organized learning experiences that incorporate a variety of visual art techniques as they relate to the design and execution of layouts and illustrations for advertising, displays, promotional materials, and instructional manuals. Instruction also covers advertising theory and preparation of copy, lettering, posters, and artwork in addition to incorporation of photographic images. Communication skills will be emphasized through the study of effective methods used to design commercial products that impart information and ideas. Advanced instruction might also include experiences in various printing processes as well as activities in designing product packaging and commercial displays or exhibits.

Collection: 
Local Learning Opportunities
Recommended Grade: 
Grade 11
Grade 12
Industry or Service: 
Arts, AV Tech and Communications
Program Type: 
Next Level Programs of Study Courses
Course Code: 
GRAPH DES LT
Required Prerequisites: 
NLPS- Principles of Visual Communication
Recommended Prerequisites: 
Computer Illustration and Graphics