Oct 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VCT 2061 - Graphic Design II

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course continues and builds upon the concepts and skills covered in Graphic Design 1. Topics include conducting research, generating ideas, and studying form and media to further enhance the student’s own visual communication language skills. Course activities emphasize solving visual problems from a wide range of topics in a variety of media.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): VCT 1061 
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Refining the creative design process
  2. Finding visual relationships between
  3. disparate elements.
  4. Making principled design decisions based past decisions and client need.
  5. Synthesizing design elements to fit different orientations and formats.
  6. Creating Simple Layouts
  7. Using Format, Color and Type
  8. Develop Three Brochures
  9. Final Project

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. articulate the needs of their client in a clear and concise manner.
  2. synthesize a variety of research materials to inform their design ideas.
  3. identify the strengths and weaknesses of different design styles.
  4. elucidate on the design choices they have made in light of their clients’ needs.
  5. design visual identity systems and collateral materials to be delivered via print and web. design visual identity systems and collateral materials to be delivered via print and web.
  6. present and explain their designs.

Competency 1 (1-6)
None
Competency 2 (7-10)
None


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