Title

ART 350

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Document Type

Course

Publication Date

Fall 2008

Abstract

KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2008-2009 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE OF SUBMISSION: October 1, 2008 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: Art: Rosemarie Bernardi, Chair PROPOSAL SPONSOR: Robert Kostick, Coordinator of Graphic Design PROPOSED ACTION: Prerequisite Change CURRENT COURSE NUMBER, TITLE and DESCRIPTION: ART 350 Graphic Design II This course emphasizes the relationship between text and image in creating effective designs and powerful graphic messages. Assignments focus on type hierarchy, composition, computer production skills, client projects, and graphic design history. Prerequisite: ART 250 and ART 253. Fall, Spring PROPOSED COURSE NUMBER, TITLE and DESCRIPTION: ART 350 Graphic Design II This course emphasizes the relationship between text and image in creating effective designs and powerful graphic messages. Assignments focus on type hierarchy, composition, computer production skills, client projects, and graphic design history. Prerequisite: ART 250, ART 253, and ART 258. Fall, Spring LEARNING OUTCOMES (as approved in the 4-credit proposal): Students will demonstrate continued growth in design principles such as text and image, composition, proportion, balance, color, and texture. Students will demonstrate an understanding of information hierarchy and grid formats. Students will demonstrate continued understanding of design as a problem solving activity that communicates visually. Students will demonstrate improved brainstorming and layout presentation skills. Students will demonstrate a continued understanding of the language of the profession. RATIONALE: In the 3-credit graphic design curriculum, Typography I was a pre-requisite for Graphic Design II. During the revision of the graphic design curriculum from 3 to 4 credits, ART 258 Typography I was inadvertently removed from the course description. This proposal corrects that oversight. RESOURCES: N/A

Source

Senate Curriculum Committee

Language

English

Publisher

Keene State College

ART 350

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