Course Content and Outcome Guide for GD 150
- Posted by:
- Cecelia Cutsforth
- Course Number:
- GD 150
- Course Title:
- Digital Illustration 1
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Course DescriptionExplores the basic tools and techniques of Adobe Illustrator and its use in creating appropriate solutions to graphic design problems. To be taken sequentially. Placement permission slip required. Prerequisite: GD 101, GD 114, and GD 120. Prerequisite/concurrent: GD 122.
Addendum to Course Description
Second year standing in graphic design program required.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Students should be able to:
- Successfully use Adobe Illustrator to draw graphic elements which may include logos, illustrations, graphs and charts.
- Utilize Adobe Illustrator software in single page document layout and design.
- Prepare Adobe Illustrator files for use in other software programs.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Projects will be the major criteria for evaluation. Emphasis will be placed on creativity, accuracy, demonstrating professional standards, meeting assigned deadlines, presentation and participation in critiques. Additional methods of assessment may include quizzes, exercises, assignments, and attendance.