SEQUENCE OF COURSES

ABOUT GRAPHICS

 This course includes the study of the fundamentals of elements and principles of design, colors, layering, layout, photography concepts, plagiarism, advertising, and production techniques. Emphasis is on the creation of designs and products that meet the specifications of clients and industry. Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of TAC2010 Arts and Communication Career Pathway Core .

 

ACCP CORE

This course is designed for students who plan to pursue careers in the Arts and Communication Career Pathway. Students will be introduced to basic concepts in Visual, Fashion, Performing, Written, and Media Arts. Using an interdisciplinary approach, the following concepts will be covered: 1) Innovation 2) Legal and Ethical Issues 3) Communication 4) Aesthetics 5) Problem Solving 6) Safety.

 

GRAPHIC TECH 1

This course provides classroom and laboratory experiences in the major areas of graphic design and production. This course includes the study of the fundamentals of elements and principles of design, colors, layering, layout, photography concepts, plagiarism, advertising, and production techniques. Emphasis is on the creation of designs and products that meet the specifications of clients and industry. 

 

GRAPHIC TECH 2

This course provides advanced classroom and laboratory experiences in the major areas of graphic design and production. This course includes an in-depth study of the elements and principles of design, layout, photography, legal and ethical issues, advertising, and production techniques. Emphasis is on the creation of refined and targeted designs that serve a defined purpose and audience.

 

CAPSTONE

A Capstone Project reflects the culmination of knowledge, skills, and attitudes by senior students in the Arts and Communications Technology Career Pathway. This senior project provides a venue for seniors to plan and execute individualized-study on a topic of particular interest to them. Participants will have their independent study and research periodically assessed by the instructor. Students are to enlist the guidance of an adult mentor from the school or community.