Graphic Design

GRADES: 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisite: None
Length: One trimester/one-half credit (may not be repeated for credit)

Course Description

Students in this course will be introduced to the basics of graphic design including: Typography, professional design software, elements and principles of design and design history. Students use Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Express to create various independent and group projects.

Course qualifies for Fine Arts and Career & Tech Credit.

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Required Material

  • Chromebook (provided by the school)
  • iMac (provided by the school)
  • Headphones (provided by the school)
  • iPad (provided by the school)

Course Resources

  • LinkedIn Learning Website
  • Adobe Website
  • other texts and websites applicable to the field

Learning Goals

At the end of this course, students will be able to …
… create a basic vector graphic in Adobe Illustrator.
… compose an effective layout in Adobe Express.
… identify basic typographic terms.
… demonstrate workflow.
… demonstrate effective work habits and teamwork.


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