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Active as of Fall Semester 2018



I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Art Direction

2. Course Prefix & Number:
GDES 2113

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 2

4. Course Description:

This course provides insight on working as an art director. Students will demonstrate advanced concept formulations as well as practice working under the direction of an art director to create requested requirements. These techniques will be applied to large graphic design projects where students will work as teams to create marketing campaigns and act as art directors. Students will also work directly with a photographer to art direct a photo shoot. Effective communication and learned skills will be demonstrated.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): No placement tests required Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

GDES 2113 - Art Direction


All Credit(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
GDES 1105Concepts of Design
GDES 1140Adobe Photoshop
GDES 1142Adobe Illustrator
GDES 1144Adobe InDesign

9. Co-requisite Courses:

GDES 2113 - Art Direction

There are no corequisites for this course.