Graphic Design and Visual Communications – 9134

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

School: BHS, HHS, CACC

Prerequisite: C or better average in Digital Media 

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, state and national competitions. You’ll use InDesign for page layout and design, master advanced Photoshop techniques, and create complex vector images using Illustrator—all tools required for professional-level graphic design. This course helps prepare students to earn professional Adobe Certified Associate Certification in Visual Communications. Every student will have an opportunity to advance personal and professional skills through participation in FBLA.

Related: Art 1: Foundations, Computer Applications 

College dual credit: may be available 

Articulated college credit: may be available