Mar 23, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

ART 151 - Graphic Design I


Course Description: An introduction to the basic elements and concepts of graphic design. Emphasis is on developing an ability to create cohesive and expressive designs using graphic principles as a basis. Assigned projects will be produced for presentation and in-class discussion.
General Education Elective(s): Humanities
Note(s): Graphic Design majors must receive a C or better in this course to progress in the program.

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply the fundamentals of graphic design, including the elements and principles of design and typography, to the development of effective communication pieces for both print and web design.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the design process especially as it relates to: audience, definition, research, analysis, and concept development stages which include the production of when producing thumbnail sketches, rough drafts, and preparation of final designs
  • Create concept-driven designs with the appropriate uses and messages and associated with type and images

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