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DGME 211 Introduction to Graphic Design

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Equivalent Art Course

DGME 103 - Fundamentals of Two-Dimensional Design and ART 301 - Two-Dimensional Design are equivalent courses and either can be used to satisfy degrees in both programs. (Required for AA: Digital Media Graphic Design)

Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

An introduction to visual communications in the field of digital imaging and graphic design. The course includes: concept development, the creative design process, production, and presentation techniques. Students develop technical abilities to amplify content through composition, symbolism and experimentation. Emphasis is on the basic design principles as related to graphic design problems. A materials fee in the amount shown in the Schedule of Classes is payable upon registration.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 40-45
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-27
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5d
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC
C-ID: ARTS 250