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| BOFF180 syllabus
|COURSE NUMBER: ||BOFF180|
|COURSE TITLE:||Graphic Design Fundamentals for Print and Web|
|SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:||2|
|STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:||90|
This course covers topics and the skills to work in graphic design by discussing and practicing how to apply graphic design theory and use graphic design applications. This course discusses graphic design trends and visual problem-solving techniques. In this course, students can work for local businesses and contribute to graphic design by expressing their creativity.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
- The student will be able to appraise the technical resources by analyzing graphic design software to complete projects.
- The student will be able to compose designs by thinking critically to solve visual problems.
- The student will be able to collaborate with classmates by working together to complete group projects and presentations.
- Students will be able to apply technology by using hardware, software, and internet research to keep current with design trends.
TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
- History of Graphic Design
- Tools of Graphic Design
- Layout Design
- Print & Web Production
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore
A point system will be used to evaluate a student's progress. Points will be assigned to all work, such as lab projects, class participation, research papers, presentations, quizzes, tests and a final exam.
|STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:||Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook|
|DISABILITY SERVICES:||Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.|