Continuing to develop the various drawing skills from the first drawing course, students will focus on depicting gesture and motion, capturing the essence of movement and form in space, and creating compositions based on the three basic lighting situations. Continuing to develop the various drawing skills from the first drawing course, students will focus on depicting gesture and motion, capturing the essence of movement and form in space, and creating compositions based on the three basic lighting situations.
Students learn to apply professional speaking techniques to deliver impromptu, extemporaneous, and rehearsed speeches. Attention is focused on speaking skills, listening skills, preparation and organization skills, and the importance of non-verbal communication.
This course covers an introduction to physiological and theoretical psychology, and the constituent elements of the human decision-making process.
A study of American government and its constitutional basis, how it operates, and the influence of American institutions on the national, state, and local constituencies.
Course emphasizes skills and procedures in intermediate algebra and geometry. Topics for algebra include: procedures in algebraic operations, linear equations and quantitative applications. Geometry skills include 2-d and 3-d geometric figures, construction and analysis of such figures, and deductive processes. Further techniques in finite math, metric and English measurement systems, statistics and probability will be covered.
Course completes a survey of non-technical mathematical concepts with an emphasis on real-world applications. Students will become proficient in problem solving methods, logical deduction, arithmetic operations in the real and rational number systems, sequences, measurement, and graphical representation of data. Students will also be exposed to basic techniques in algebra and geometry.
Survey of world art history from prehistoric to the present. An investigation of major artistic movements with references to historic, political, social, economic, ideological, and philosophical contexts. Upon completion of this course students will be able to identify the major movements, works, and artists from art history.
Advanced vector-based illustration: Advanced Illustrator and intermediate Flash. Apply and develop advanced design and production skills in vector-based illustration, culminating in the completion of two portfolio design pieces. More vector-based animation will be explored with continued emphasis on key frames and the timeline in Flash. Preparation of files for use in the industry printing process will continued to be emphasized on all projects. Continued development of sketching and illustration skills.
At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to identify and apply advanced techniques in photo editing, scanning, image compositing, file formats, selections and masks. They will incorporate the use of color theory and design principles and demonstrate their abilities by creating three portfolio pieces. Optimizing files for the web and preparing files for output to a printer and business skills are emphasized. Continued development of sketching and illustration skills.
This course provides an introduction to many basic concepts, issues and techniquesrelated to designing, developing and deploying web sites. Emphasis is placed on theimportance of organizing and preparing graphics and content for the web. Studentswill the learn the fundamentals of HTML, and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Designprinciples, typography and grid systems will be presented as foundations for effective sitedevelopment. Students will also build their understanding of print design by creating aneditorial layout for both print and web.