SRJC Course Outlines

8/18/2022 9:52:51 AMAPGR 51C Course Outline as of Spring 2011

Terminated Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APGR 51CTitle:  INTER. DESGN & PROD FDM  
Full Title:  Intermediate Graphic Design & Production Fundamentals
Last Reviewed:5/6/2002

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled43.75
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled1.5017.5 min.Lab Scheduled26.25
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  87.50Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  APGR 53A

Catalog Description:
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Theory and practice of graphic design in a project oriented atmosphere. Student will be exposed to the design process, four-color process, digital imaging, and production.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of APGR 51B ( or APGR 52)


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Theory and practice of graphic design in a project oriented atmosphere. Student will be exposed to the design process, four-color process, digital imaging, and production.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of APGR 51B ( or APGR 52)
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1.  Apply principles of design and typography to practical design
   problems.
2. Create working files from film for film production in a manner
  acceptable to a high quality printer.
4.  Utilize digital color comping techniques for professional
   comprehensives.
5.  Plan graphic design projects using the four color printing process.
6.  Compile job production specifications for an offset printer.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Introduction to Intermediate Graphic Design & Production
2.  Packaging design - Intro to project
3.  Dielines: how to create in Illustrator
4.  Practical printing concerns for packaging
5.  Typographic concerns for packaging
6.  Building good mock-ups
7.  Marketing concerns of packaging
8.  Wine label design - Intro to project
9.  Typography for wine label design
10. Special printing techniques
11. Creating effective wine label mock-ups
12. Marketing in the wine business
13. CD promotional design: Intro to project
14. Typography and the music business
15. Practical printing concerns for CD's
16. Marketing in the music industry
17. Secrets of design: Draftsmanship
18. The evolution of ideas
19. Secrets of design: Pagecraft
20. Seven pillars of design

Assignments:
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1.  Package re-design
2.  Wine label & Ad
3.  CD promotional project
4.  Designer of Impact
5.  Case Study: Tea Box
6.  Case Study: Candy Bar
7.  Case Study: Shopping Bag

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 50%
PROJECTS
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 50%
Class performances, PROJECTS
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 30%
PORTFOLIO AND GROUP PRESENTATION.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials.

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