Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: CIS                                     Course Number: 310                                    
Course Title: Computer Graphics
Subject: Computer Applications
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course presents principles of effective information design for publications. Several categories of computer graphics are analyzed to demonstrate factors that contribute to good design with particular emphasis on visual information communication. Topics covered include screen layout, background, textures, typography, use of graphics, photos and imaginative use of clip art. The course includes several laboratory assignments using industry standard graphics technologies. A comprehensive student portfolio of computer graphics and digital artifacts will include, but not limited to: logos, professional or hobby cards, brochures, newsletters, magazine, bulletins, flyers, posters, book/disk covers.

Start Date:    04/30/2010                         End Date: