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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2023-2024 Catalog 
    Jun 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog
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GDT 146 - Graphic Design I

Prerequisite: GDT 116 AND GDT 142  or GDT 143  .
(3 Credits)
In this class, students will learn how to implement the principles and elements of graphic design (contrast, alignment, repetition, and proximity, as well as line, color, shape, depth, texture, and format). They will see how these are used to solve visual communication problems. The assignments will be created digitally using current software applications such as Adobe Creative Cloud Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe InDesign. Students will receive an overview of the field, follow the design process, and see what it is like to be a graphic designer. Students produce a portfolio of their work.  Total of 45 hours of lecture.

Semesters Offered: Fall Only, All Years.

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