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Graphic Arts


GRART 1A Digital Imaging Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the introductory-level study of concepts and techniques utilized in the design, manipulation, and integration of images in a digital format. The student creates images using electronic media including computer software, scanners, and printers. (UC, CSU)

GRART 1B Digital Imaging Units 2
Prerequisites: GRART 1A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the beginning-level study of concepts and techniques utilized in the design, manipulation, and integration of images in a digital format. The student creates images using electronic media including computer software, scanners, and printers. (UC, CSU)

GRART 2A Layout Design Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: BIM 23M or BIM 23P.

This course is the introductory-level study of concepts and techniques utilized in the design of publication layouts. Topics include typography, use of color, use of graphics, and the process of concept design. The student creates publication layouts using electronic media including computer software and printers. (UC, CSU)

GRART 2B Layout Design Units 3
Prerequisites: GRART 2A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the beginning-level study of concepts and techniques utilized in the design of publication layouts. Topics include typography, use of color, use of graphics, and the process of concept design. The student creates publication layouts using electronic media including computer software and printers. (UC, CSU)

GRART 3A Computer Art Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the introductory-level study of concepts and techniques utilized in the design of graphic art in a digital format. The course stresses the aesthetics of color, composition, and message in the design process. The student creates art using electronic media including computer software and printers. (UC, CSU)

GRART 3B Computer Art Units 2
Prerequisites: GRART 3A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the beginning-level study of concepts and techniques utilized in the design of graphic art in a digital format. The course stresses the aesthetics of color, composition, and message in the design process. The student creates art using electronic media including computer software and printers. (UC, CSU)

GRART 4A Graphic Design for the World Wide Web Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: C S 36 or C S 39.

This course is the introductory-level study of concepts and techniques utilized in the aesthetic development, design, and layout of World Wide Web pages. The student creates web designs using electronic media including Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) editor and other design-based computer software. This is not a course in HTML. (CSU)

GRART 4B Graphic Design for the World Wide Web Units 2
Prerequisites: GRART 4A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the beginning-level study of concepts and techniques utilized in the aesthitic development, design, and layout of World Wide Web pages. The student creates web page designs using electronic media including Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) editor and other design-based computer software. This is not a course in HTML. (CSU)

GRART 5 Selected Topics: Graphics Arts Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of graphic arts not already covered by the existing curriculum. (CSU)

GRART 6A Publication Design Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the introductory-level study and design development of pre-press print topics. Topics include color theory as applied to graphic design; color management in digital pre-press and commercial processes; integration of digital imaging and design graphics; color separations; and paper selection. The student creates publications using electronic media. (CSU)

GRART 6B Publication Design Units 4
Prerequisites: GRART 6A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the beginning-level study and design development of pre-press print projects. Topics include color theory as applied to graphic design; color management in digital pre-press and commercial processes; integration of digital imaging and design graphics; color separations; and paper selection. The student creates publications using electornic media. (CSU)

GRART 50H Special Studies: Graphic Arts Units 1-2
Prerequisites: GRART 1A, or GRART 2A, or GRART 3A, or GRART 4A, or GRART 6A, with a grade of "B" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designd to allow a qualified student to do advanced work in the field of graphic arts. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, and/or other advanced study. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 4 units. (CSU)

GRART 80 Selected Topics: Graphic Arts Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of graphic arts not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.




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