AAD 0060. Graphic Design: Principles and Process

Units: 3
Advisory: Completion of AAD 44, AAD 70, ART 2, or ART 4A, with grade of "C" or better
Hours: 72 (36 lecture, 36 activity)
Introductory course emphasizing concept development, fundamental principles of design and design solutions. Exploration of materials and techniques for visualizing and presenting ideas, analyzing and critiquing design and combining diverse elements in effective layouts from concept through final critique. (CSU)

Applied Art and Design


Applied Art and Design is an academic discipline which focuses on the principles and practical applications of art, design, photography, computer graphics, imaging and animation. Study of the foundations of design, creative problem solving, portfolio development and internship experiences, all prepare students for transfer programs and career opportunities. Within the AA/AS degree or certificate options, students may concentrate in Graphic Design, Illustration, or Multimedia. Students who successfully complete the Applied Art and Design major can expect to find entry level employment in such areas as digital illustration, graphic design for print and internet, multimedia, animation, photographic retouching and pre-press operation.



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