CS240 Introduction to Photography
Introduction to Photography will provide students with the basic knowledge of photography using full-manual controls. Through practical applications, students will develop the ability to use a camera with confidence. This course will cover the basic mechanics of the camera and the essential steps of setting up a camera to take a photograph.
CS242 Graphic Design Applications
This course will teach students the latest design tools and techniques in Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Photoshop. Students will learn the essential tools in Adobe InDesign, including working with text options, setting up a new document, working with frames, and working with colors.
CS243 Presentation Graphics
This course will give students a thorough introduction to the software used in the creation of multimedia business presentations and web page authoring. Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Expression Web applications will be covered in detail.
CS244 Package Design and Prototyping
This course allows students and professionals to examine and understand concepts of packaging design and prototyping for consumer brands that effectively communicate in the retail environment.
CS245 Web Animation
This course will give students a basic understanding of the principles of web design and ¬web animation. The topics will include: creating web page layouts with custom buttons, incorporating animations, sound, and photo galleries into web pages and creating links for web sites and web animation banners.
CS140 Visual Communications
This course serves as an introduction to graphic design, helping students develop an understanding of the visual design process, its goals, tools, aesthetics, and technical challenges. Visual communications is the world’s most pervasive art form.
CS145 Computer Imaging and Illustration
This course familiarizes students with Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop as the standard industry instruments for digital illustration and image editing.
CS246 Digital Animation and Visual Effects I
This course will introduce students to the fundamentals and essential tools used in Digital Animation and Visual Effects. Students will be taught how to model, animate, and render using 3D industry software.