Graphic Design OLD

GRADES: 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: None. Computer literacy and file management skills strongly recommended.
Length: One semester/one-half credit (may NOT be repeated for credit)

Course Description

Students in this course are introduced to the basics of graphic design including: Typography, professional design software, elements and principles of design and design history. Students use Macintosh computers to explore Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and other professional graphic design tools.

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Course qualifies for Fine Arts and Career & Tech Credit.

Course Resources

Required Material

  • OHHS Google Account
  • Sno-Isle Library Card
  • Folder to organize your work

Course Calendar

Course Overview (Units)

  1. Introductions
  2. Design Basics
  3. Illustrator Basics
  4. Photoshop Basics
  5. InDesign Basics
  6. Challenges
  7. Closure