Fundamentals of Graphic Design
This course acquaints the beginning designer with the basic principles, terminology, guidelines, methods, and processes used in the graphic design industry. You will explore the elements and principles of graphic design with an in-depth look at color theory, general layout solutions, typography, and basic graphic techniques. You will also study the basic organizational structures and communication requirements of the graphics industry. Topics include the demands of today's graphic artist, how to work and communicate with clients, tools needed to be a graphic designer and the professionalism needed to acquire an entry-level position in graphic design.