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  • General Education Development 0800
    General Education Development Review

    3 credit hours

    Prepares adult students to take the G.E.D. Literature and the Arts, Writing, Social Studies, Science, Mathematics and the U.S. Constitution tests. Reviews skills, concepts and information needed for the G.E.D. Focuses on developing independent study habits. Step III in the General Education Development reading, writing and mathematical skills course sequence. Mandatory Testing. This course may be taken four times for credit; course does not count toward GPA/graduation and is non-transferable. This course can only be taken on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • General Education Development 0801
    Spanish General Education Development Re

    3 credit hours

    Prepares adult students to take the Spanish General Education Development (GED) Literature and the Arts, Writing, Social Studies, Science Mathematics and the U.S. Constitution tests. Review skills, concepts and information needed for the Spanish GED. Focuses on developing independent study habits. Course is non-transferable and does not count toward GPA/graduation. This course may be taken four times for credit. This course can only be taken on a pass/fail basis. (3 lecture hours)

  • General Education Development 0802
    Bridge to Health Care Careers

    6 credit hours

    The course prepares adults to pass the GED tests while gaining the skills necessary to train for sustainable employment or post-secondary education in the health care field. Instruction combines reading, writing and math with academic and workplace readiness skills. Students will have the opportunity to explore multiple health care career pathways and learn supporting concepts and terminology. This course was developed by the Illinois Community College Board and has been approved for statewide use. This course does not count toward GPA/graduation and is non-transferable. This course can only be taken on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required. (6 lecture hours)

  • General Education Development 0830
    GED Review: US/IL Constitution

    1 credit hours

    Prepares adult students to take the General Education Development (GED) U.S./Illinois Constitution tests. Course is non-transferable and does not count toward GPA/graduation. This course may be taken four times for credit. This course can only be taken on a pass/fail basis. (1 lecture hour)

  • Geography 1100 (IAI S4 901)
    Western World Geography

    3 credit hours

    This regional survey will examine the diverse geographic aspects of countries that are deemed to be part of the Western World: Anglo America, Latin America, Europe, Russia and Australia/New Zealand. The interrelationship between people and their geographic environments (physical, social, economic, political, demographic, cultural, historical environments) will be considered. Coverage of countries and regions in this course will range from specific locational descriptions to consideration of broad regional elements. Students will be expected to learn basic place names, to understand geographic relationships and concepts as found in and among these countries, and to learn to think geographically. (3 lecture hours)

  • Geography 1105 (IAI S4 902N)
    Eastern World Geography

    3 credit hours

    This regional survey will examine the diverse geographic aspects of countries that are deemed to be part of the Eastern World: Southwest Asia and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, East Asia, South Asia, and Central Asia. The interrelationship between people and their geographic environments (physical, social, economic, political, demographic, cultural, historical environments) will be considered. Coverage of countries and regions in this course will range from specific locational descriptions to consideration of broad regional elements. Students will be expected to learn basic place names, to understand geographic relationships and concepts as found in these countries, and to learn to think geographically. (3 lecture hours)

  • Geography 1107
    Introduction to Geography

    3 credit hours

    A fundamental overview of the methods geographers use to interpret the world. Includes economic, political, cultural and urban geography, as well as geomorphology and biogeography. Also introduces the various tools geographers use from Geographic Information Systems to maps. (3 lecture hours)

  • Geography 1108
    Geographic Skills: Regional

    3 credit hours

    Development of geographic skills such as map reading, air photo interpretation, and navigation. Tools such as Geographic Information Systems and Google Earth are introduced. Chicagoland, Illinois, and the United States form the spatial foci of the class. (3 lecture hours)

  • Geography 1110
    Political Geography

    3 credit hours

    An exploration of power and space relations. This course explores how political decisions and processes impact people and their environs, as well as the meaning, history, implications, and combinations of the concepts of nation and state. It will explore the background and nature of borders, country shapes, regional conflicts, and boundary disputes and also compare major political systems and electoral geography. Students will also explore the politics of globalization, trade and trade agreements, and international law. (3 lecture hours)

  • Geography 1120 (IAI S4 903N)
    Economic Geography

    3 credit hours

    An overview of the spatial distribution of economic activities and resultant economic landscapes. This course includes the study of the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions, neoliberal and participatory economics, the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, and World Trade Organization. Structural Adjustment Programs and the impact of free-market economics on traditional economies are examined. (3 lecture hours)

  • Geography 1130 (IAI S4 900N)
    Cultural Geography

    3 credit hours

    An introduction to geographic perspectives on such cultural topics as population, language, ethnicity, politics, religion, economics, and urbanization. Geographic themes such as spatial analysis, sense of place, region, diffusion, globalization, cultural ecology, and cultural landscape are highlighted. (3 lecture hours)

  • Geography 1140 (IAI S4 901)
    Urban Geography

    3 credit hours

    A geographical examination of settlement patterns, economic activities, usage of space and representations in the urban environment. The form and function of cities are analyzed, as are issues of disenfranchisement and gentrification. (3 lecture hours)

  • Geography 1151
    Geographic Information Systems I

    3 credit hours

    An introduction to the fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) with examples of applications in various fields. Use GIS software to capture, store, query, analyze and display spatially referenced data such as roads, land parcels and vegetations stands on the earth's surface. GIS software usage is covered by tutorial exercises in textbook, with assistance by instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Geography 1152
    Geographic Information Systems II

    3 credit hours

    Focuses on the principles of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and emphasizes building skills using ESRI software. This course includes data structure, assembly of GIS data sets, map symbology, queries, spatial analysis, coordinate systems, projections and map presentation. GIS software usage is covered by tutorial exercises in textbook, with assistance by instructor. Students may also work to develop their own GIS projects. Prerequisite: Geography 1151 or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Geography 1153
    Applied Geographic Information Systems

    3 credit hours

    An opportunity for students to learn through real-life GIS projects developed by public safety officials, public works departments, planners and other industry professionals. Prerequisite: Proficiency with the Windows operating system required; Geography 1151 and Geography 1152 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour)

  • Geography 1154
    Geodatabase Development

    3 credit hours

    Advanced study of Geodatabase development, maintenance, organization and editing within the ArcGIS suite of software. Students will explore the basic features and functionality that a geodatabase provides, as well as the ArcMap editing tools for creating and editing the geometry of spatial data stored in a geodatabase. Students will learn to create and manipulate Geographic Information Systems features that mimic real-world feature behavior, apply sophisticated rules and relationships between features, and access geospatial data from a centralized location. Prerequisite: Geography 1153 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • Geography 1155
    GIS Capstone Project

    3 credit hours

    Focus on student created projects solving problems in the fields of environmental science, marketing, urban planning, resource management and homeland security. Students will learn to draft a Geographic Information Systems proposal, which will include project timelines, system scope, cost-benefit analysis, risk planning, and delivering a final GIS product. Instructor will assist students with project topics, project approach, the availability and acquisition of source data, data organization and assembly, data preparation, GIS analysis techniques and project presentation. Throughout the course, instructor will guide students through the process of gaining GIS employment, including resume building, job interview techniques and obtaining national GISCI (Geographic Information Systems Certification Institute) status. Prerequisite: Geography 1154 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • Geography 1800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Special project courses cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the Catalog for Geography. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific geographic topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in Geography. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less than 30 percent but not to exceed 70 percent. This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning, and/or the practical application of discipline-related concepts, theories, principles and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.). This course may be taken four times for credit.

  • Geography 1820
    Selected Topics I

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (1 to 3 lecture hours)

  • Geography 1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Geography 2204
    Russia

    3 credit hours

    This course examines the diverse geographic aspects of Russia and the former Soviet Union. The interrelationship between people and their geographic environments - physical, social, economic, political, demographic, cultural environments - are considered. Students are expected to learn basic place names, to understand geographic relationships and concepts as found in Russia and the former Soviet Union, and to think geographically about this region. (3 lecture hours)

  • Geography 2210
    United States and Canada

    3 credit hours

    A regional survey of the United States and Canada. Topics may include: Agriculture, manufacturing, the territorial expansion of the United States, Quebec separatism, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), gentrification, and urbanization. (3 lecture hours)

  • Geography 2220
    Latin America

    3 credit hours

    A dynamic survey of Latin America and its countries. An array of topics will be addressed, ranging from physical landscapes to US foreign policy towards the region. The emergence of post-colonial countries, control of natural resources, and the significance of trade/shipping routes are key components of this class. Additionally, students should expect substantial discussion of debt and neoliberalism, international organizations, and trade agreements. (3 lecture hours)

  • Geography 2221
    Mexico

    3 credit hours

    A geographical exploration and analysis of Mexico. Topics covered may include physical landscape, economic conditions, the "War on Drugs," Structural Adjustment and the International Monetary Fund, the North American Free Trade Agreement, the militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border, the Mexican Diaspora, and Mexican communities in the United States. (3 lecture hours)

  • Geography 2235
    The Middle East

    3 credit hours

    A geographical exploration and analysis of the Middle East. This course provides a survey of the region through a geographic perspective. Included are country locations and discussion of physical features, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, U.S. foreign policy towards the region, the exploitation of resources (particularly oil), U.S. interventions in Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan, and discussion relating to the "War on Terror" and the rise of "radical Islam." (3 lecture hours)

  • Geography 2820
    Advanced Selected Topics I

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor. (1 to 3 lecture hours)

  • Geography 2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Geography 2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Geography 2870
    Internship (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Geography 2871
    Internship - Advanced (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Transfer). Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • German 1100
    German Civilization and Culture

    3 credit hours

    Introduction in English to the culture, history, political institutions, mentality, literature, art and economic development of present-day Germany and other German-speaking countries. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • German 1101
    Elementary German I

    4 credit hours

    Develops the ability to speak, understand, read and write German in a cultural context. For the beginning student. (4 lecture hours)

  • German 1102
    Elementary German II

    4 credit hours

    Continues the development of the ability to speak, understand, read and write German in a cultural context. For students who have successfully completed German 1101 or equivalent or one year of high school German.(4 lecture hours)

  • German 1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • German 2201
    Intermediate German I

    4 credit hours

    Develops students' ability to speak, understand, read and write German in a cultural context. Includes reading and discussion of modern texts, conversation, composition, grammar review and cultural activities. For students who have successfully completed German 1102 or equivalent or two years of high school German. (4 lecture hours)

  • German 2202 (IAI H1 900)
    Intermediate German II

    4 credit hours

    Continues to develop students' ability to speak, understand, read and write German in a cultural context. Includes reading and discussion of modern texts, conversation, composition, grammar review and cultural activities. For students who have successfully completed German 2201 or equivalent or three years of high school German. (4 lecture hours)

  • German 2251 (IAI H1 900)
    Conversation and Composition I

    3 credit hours

    Develops students' listening, speaking, reading and writing skills and expands knowledge of the culture and civilization of German-speaking countries. Classes are conducted completely in German. For students who have successfully completed German 2202 or equivalent or four years of high school German. (3 lecture hours)

  • German 2252 (IAI H1 900)
    Conversation and Composition II

    3 credit hours

    Develops students' listening, speaking, reading and writing skills and expands knowledge of the culture and civilization of German-speaking countries. Classes are conducted entirely in German. For students who have successfully completed German 2251 or equivalent or five years of high school German. (3 lecture hours)

  • German 2820
    Advanced Selected Topics

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One. At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • German 2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • German 2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • German 2870
    Internship (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • German 2871
    Internship - Advanced (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Transfer). Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Graphic Design 1100
    Drawing for Design

    3 credit hours

    Foundation of drawing illustrative matter for commercial applications using various materials and techniques appropriate to the field of graphic design and illustration. Emphasis on visualization and sketching of concepts. (6 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 1101
    Print Fundamentals for Designers

    3 credit hours

    Focuses on the print skills necessary to prepare designs for successful output. Explores industry standard software applications and their functions, along with a wide range of print production skills and techniques essential to designers. (1 lecture, 5 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 1102
    Graphic Design 1

    3 credit hours

    Introduces the basic principles and elements of graphic design, the history of graphic design, form/symbol development, typography, and color theory. Provides practical experience in essential studio processes and procedures, critiques, and group discussions. (6 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 1104
    Typography

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to typographic history, study of letterforms, terms, classifications, and typeface selection. Exploration of type mechanics and aesthetics, using type in a variety of design applications. Examines structure, layout, and information hierarchy, as well as the relationship of type to image and cultural context. (6 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 1105
    Graphic Design 2

    3 credit hours

    An exploration of graphic design through the integration of typography and imagery from planning, conceptualization, and creation, through management of content for a variety of projects. Major themes include: contrast and fusion of graphic form, text/image collage, hierarchy, grid systems, and extended layouts. Critiques and discussions of professional work including traditional structures of books, catalogs, magazines, and brochures. Emphasizes the use of Adobe InDesign in creating projects. Prerequisite: Graphic Design 1102 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (6 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 1106
    Three-Dimensional Design

    3 credit hours

    Design and construction of three-dimensional forms such as packaging, exhibits, and displays. Students will conceptualize and develop preliminary construction plans, and build mock-ups of three-dimensional communication design projects using a variety of materials and techniques. Prerequisite: Graphic Design 1102 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (6 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 1107
    Digital Illustration 1

    3 credit hours

    An introduction to creating digital images for use in graphic design. Use of computers and current software to develop illustrative projects. Focus on originality of imagery and image creation techniques including collage, montage, and mixed media to create professional quality images. Emphasis on the use of Adobe Photoshop and/or other raster-oriented software in creating projects. Prerequisite: Graphic Design 1102 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (6 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 1108
    Digital Illustration Design 2

    3 credit hours

    Focuses on the originality of imagery and image creation techniques, including collage, montage, and mixed media, to create professional quality images. Emphasis on the use of Adobe Illustrator and/or other vector-based software in creating illustration projects. Prerequisite: Graphic Design 1102 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (6 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 1109
    Project Planning for Graphic Design

    3 credit hours

    Explores the intersection of business and graphic design, introducing fundamentals of planning, research, analysis, presentation techniques, and production coordination. Addresses the entrepreneurial and strategic aspects of the business of design, as well as design concerns within a client's business environment. Course content may include case studies, group projects, guest speakers, and corporate events to prepare students to apply creative vision to the fulfillment of business objectives. Prerequisite: Graphic Design 1102 with a grade of C or better or equivalent (1 lecture hour, 5 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 1820
    Selected Topics

    2 credit hours

    Critical discussion, review and analysis of a selected topic in advertising, design or illustration. Completion of projects appropriate to the selected topic. Topic is specified in the subtitle of the course listed in the Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as a different topic is selected each time. Prerequisite: Any 1100-level Graphic Design course or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 1821
    Selected Topics

    3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Any 1100-level Graphic Design course or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (8 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 2200
    User Experience Design

    3 credit hours

    Study of user experience design for interactive environments through the exploration of user interface, user personas, sitemaps, wire framing, prototypes, and current trends and practices in the field. Emphasis is placed on visual hierarchy and understanding the logical placement and flow of content to achieve a client's goals and create a navigable environment for the user. Prerequisite: Graphic Design 1102 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 2201
    Graphic Design 3

    3 credit hours

    Development of visual identity systems for organizations and corporations applied to print, web, and broadcast media. Focuses on how organizations use identity design to express core values and impact consumer perceptions of brand. Processes include research, conceptualization, image, type generation, layout, presentation, and evaluation. Prerequisite: Graphic Design 1105 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (6 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 2202
    Web/Interactive Design 1

    3 credit hours

    Designing for interactivity in environments such as the web, portfolios, and apps with an emphasis on interactive design workflow. Designing HTML- and CSS-based web pages, prototypes, and web sites utilizing industry-standard hardware and software. Developing interactive concepts and organization and integration of content into web sites. Creating, preparing, and manipulating documents, illustrations, and images for the web. Prerequisite: Graphic Design 1102 with a grade of C or better and Graphic Design 2200 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (6 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 2203
    Advertising Design

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to creative brief writing, concept development, brand positioning, client/agency relationship, copywriting, and research methods. Study of cultural, social, and psychological aspects of advertising design, including consumer behavior and effects of globalization. Survey and development of advertising design for various media, including print, broadcast, direct mail, packaging, and point-of-purchase. Prerequisite: Graphic Design 1102 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (6 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 2204
    Digital Illustration 3

    3 credit hours

    Continues the development of skills necessary to create illustration projects. Uses a combination of traditional drawing skills and current industry standard vector/raster-based software, such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Prerequisite: Graphic Design 1108 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (6 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 2205
    Graphic Design 4

    3 credit hours

    Studies communication of ideas and information through symbols, images, illustration, and typography as applied to print, new media, and other types of graphic design projects. Emphasis on professional design, illustration processes and presentation skills. Practical application of design theory in a simulated design studio/agency environment. Prerequisite: Graphic Design 2201 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (6 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 2206
    Web/Interactive Design 2

    3 credit hours

    Development of web and interactive design concepts and processes through advanced projects. Planning and development of web site design, mobile interface design, digital portfolio, and menus, and screens is explored using current authoring tools and techniques. Current trends and practices are studied and integrated into project designs. Prerequisite: Graphic Design 2202 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Graphic Design 2202 or consent of instructor (6 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 2208
    Portfolio Seminar

    3 credit hours

    Capstone course in the development of a personal portfolio of communication design projects. Emphasizes creative self-assessment, portfolio preparation, written communication, presentation, interview, and job search skills. Review of professional portfolio work and exploration of career opportunities in communication design. Students will demonstrate their understanding of design principles and creative problem-solving abilities through a portfolio of professional quality work. Prerequisite: Graphic Design 2201 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (6 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 2210
    Cartooning

    3 credit hours

    Creation of original written and illustrated cartoons with an emphasis on character development for animation. Historical overview of cartooning as visual storytelling. Exploration of drawing materials and techniques as related to cartooning. Examination of how to individualize cartoon characters, leading to clear and concise techniques for conveying character, stories, humor, and concepts. Prerequisite: Graphic Design 1100 or Art 1101 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 2211
    Storyboarding/Sequential Art

    3 credit hours

    Study of visual storytelling ideas and techniques with an emphasis on storyboarding for animation and film. Includes developing scripts, drawing techniques, working with various materials and media, creating character model sheets, and storyboarding for character animation. Students break down ideas and scenes sequentially to promote visual storytelling. Prerequisite: Graphic Design 2210 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (6 lab hours)

  • Graphic Design 2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Graphic Design 2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

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