ART 131: Graphic Design Technology II

Class Program
Weekly Contact Hours
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Meets Degree Requirements For
Humanities with Performance

Study of industry-standard software and how to integrate these programs into seamless communication, while producing works that conform to design principles and client expectations. Learn essential graphic-design terminology and continue developing knowledge and skills through advanced, hands-on projects implementing vector illustrations, page layouts, image manipulation and typography.

Grading Basis

ART 130 or Instructor Permission

Course Learning Outcomes

Core Topics



  1. Teaches the basic digital skills of using Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
  2. Explores the initial process of applying these basic skills to create polished, professional looking layouts, photographs and illustrations.
  3. Complex class projects explore the many digital options each application provides for creating professional-quality photographs, illustrations and comprehensive layouts.