Graphic Design and Visual Communications – 9138

9134PA Graphic Design and Visual Communications

Grade Level: 10, 11, 12 Credit: 1 Type: Practical Art 

Prerequisite: C or better average in Digital Media 

School: BHS, HHS, CACC

Are you interested in print media? Challenge your creativity. Incorporate typography and design principles into visual communications—design real-world projects such as logos, posters, catalog covers, magazine spreads and business identity sets. Submit entries into local and state competitions. You’ll use InDesign for page layout and design, master advanced Photoshop techniques, and create complex vector images using Illustrator—the required tools for professional graphic designers. This course helps prepare students to earn Adobe Certified Associate certification in Visual Communications. 

Related: Art 1: Foundations, Computer Applications 

College dual credit may be available 

Articulated college credit may be available

Grades and Credits

Grades: 10, 11, 12 — Credits: 1

Related Courses

Art 1: Foundations, Computer Applications


C or better average in Digital Media