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Please Note: Courses effective Fall 2014; for earlier terms, please refer to the appropriate class schedule.

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*IAI (Illinois Articulation Agreement) - An agreement among participating Illinois colleges and universities to help Illinois college students transfer credit as easily as possible. See an advisor in the Advising and Counseling for additional information, or read about the IAI at www.iTransfer.org.

Graphic Design

GRD101 - Introduction to Visual Communication
Course covers the fundamental principles of design and how these relate to effective communication. It explores the media and tools that create imaging and how these tools are integrated into the image-making process. Topics include conceptual design, critical thinking in the creation of practical design, how design relates to industry, human perception and the visual process, and the history of visual communication, from the symbols of the cave man to modern-day advertising.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $75

GRD160 - Fundamentals of Digital Imaging using Photoshop Elements
Course covers the fundamental principles of digital imaging, including production, manipulation and output of digital images, and basic elements of design. High quality images will be produced from stock imaging and scanning from film andflat artwork. Course is designed for students who seek a foundation for ART 216 and those who are preparing to work in the photography/design field as medical photographers, wedding photographers, and production artists, who will not needthe more extensive study of Photoshop and digital imaging provided in ART 216.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $75

GRD225 - Introduction to Broadcasting and Electronic Media
Course introduces electronic media. Focus is on development, function, and artistry. Content includes studio practices; procedures and demonstrations as related to radio and television broadcasting; cable-casting, and closed circuit TVapplications. “Hands on” production experience reinforces theoretical material.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

GRD250 - Introduction to Video Production
Course introduces “hands-on” techniques used to plan and produce video and related media. Content includes scriptwriting and pre-production design; production in studio environments; recording in “field” situations, and video editingwith linear and nonlinear systems.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

GRD251 - Graphic Design Practicum
Workplace experience in the graphic design field acquired by working for a company that does graphic design. The student’s job will be appropriate to his or her skills. Student meets with instructor to provide detailed reports of the work experience. Prerequisite: Completion of 24 credits in required courses and 12 credits in specified electives in A.A.S. Graphic Design degree, all with minimum grades of C, and consent of department chair. Student must secure placement at a business approved by department chair in order to register for the course.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 15)
Fee: $75

GRD252 - Animation and Multimedia Practicum
Workplace experience in the animation and multimedia field acquired by working for a company that does animation and multimedia. The student’s job will be appropriate to his or her skills. Student meets with instructor to provide detailed reports of the work experience. Prerequisite: Completion of 21 credits in required courses and 6 credits in specified electives in Animation and Multimedia certificate, all with minimum grades of C, and consent of department chair. Student must secure placement at a business approved by department chair in order to register for the course.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 15)
Fee: $75

GRD253 - Web Graphic Page Design Practicum
Workplace experience in web graphic design field acquired by working for a company that does web design. The student’s job will be appropriate to hisor her skills. Student meets with instructor to provide detailed reports of the work experience. Prerequisite: Completion of 27 credits in required courses and 6 credits in specified electives in Web Graphic Page Design certificate, all withminimum grades of C, and consent of department chair. Student must secure placement at a business approved by department chair in order to register for the course.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 15)
Fee: $75

GRD254 - Photography Practicum
Workplace experience in the photography field acquired by working for a company that does work in photography. The student’s job will be appropriate to his or her skills. Student meets with instructor to provide detailed reports of thework experience. Prerequisite: Completion of 24 credits in required courses and 6 credits in specified electives in Photography certificate, all with minimum grades of C, and consent of department chair. Student must secure placement at a business approved by department chair in order to register for the course.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 15)
Fee: $75

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