Graphic Design is an introduction to elements of design, spatial relationships, typography and imagery as they apply to practical visual solutions for self-promotion, resumes, logo design, Web design, and sequential systems. In this course, the student explores the basic foundations of design through a series of visual projects that explore the principles and elements of design. Students will work both with analog and digital media as they explore two-dimensional and three-dimensional design along with color theory. This course will help develop and explore a student’s ability to communicate visually.
In each lesson students acquire new skills, which take some effort. Beyond fundamental skills are various levels of creativity. Each lesson provides room for a student to express the technical skill learned in his or her own creative way.
NOTE: Photoshop is required for this course.
This computer generated PDF syllabus provides an exact outline of all topics and assignments presented to the student.
North Dakota State Course Codes (MIS03)
This is a single semester (0.5 credit) course. The MIS03 code for this course is: 02022
Course Duration and Extension
This course is designed to be completed in a 20 week semester. Students may extend the time for completion to 40 weeks by re-purchasing the course as a Course Extension before the end of the 20 week enrollment.
Computer Requirements for Online Courses
This is an online course. Click here to view minimum computer requirements. Phones, tablets, and other computing devices, while they may work for some NDCDE services, are not supported for submitting assignments, posting discussions, or taking assessments.
MIS03 Code: 02022
Mode of Instruction: Asynchronous
Course Minimum Completion Length: 70 Days (10 Weeks, 0 Days)
Course Maximum Completion Length: 140 Days (20 Weeks, 0 Days)
Course Syllabus: LMS Generated PDF File