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    Check here for upcoming events and special announcements for the CGAUIW community.

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    2. This the forum for the UIW Graphic Design Student Group (founded Fall 2012).

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    3. Two parts to this area: 1) listings for internships and employment, and 2) all you ever wanted to know about the business world of Computer Graphic Arts... but here you get to ask! (Inquiries on the job market, the graphics world and freelancing.)

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    4. If there are any problems in any of the Graphic Design Labs (AD400, AD407, AD424) please post them here.

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  2. Pre-Portfolio Courses Threads / Posts  Last Post

    These courses must be taken during the first year as preparation for the Graphic Design Portfolio Review.

    1. CLAYTON -- The course will cover curriculum issues, industry norms and standards, curriculum expectations, and design standard practices. (Tuesdays, 1:30-2:45pm, JB126)

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    2. CROWELL -- This studio course is a basic to intermediate overview of the software used in creating vector and raster graphics. Hands-on training with industry standard software for digital image making, scanning, and printing. Topics include graphics design concepts, terminology, processes and proceedures. (Tues/Thurs, 9:00-11:45am, AD407)

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    3. NOLAN -- This studio course is a basic to intermediate overview of the software used in creating vector and raster graphics. Hands-on training with industry standard software for digital image making, scanning, and printing. Topics include graphics design concepts, terminology, processes and proceedures. (Tues/Thurs, 6:00-8:45pm, AD407)

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    4. CLAYTON -- This studio/lecture course investigates the fundamental concepts of two-dimensional design elements and principles and how they relate to visual communication design. Emphasis for this course is in the theory of design incorporating standard digital tools to aid in this exploration. (01 - Mon/Wed, 9:00-11:45am, AD407; 02 - Mon/Wed, 3:00-5:45pm, AD407)

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  3. Year 2 Graphic Design Courses Threads / Posts  Last Post

    These courses are taught in the second year of the Graphic Design Program.

    1. McGEHEE -- This studio/lecture course examines concepts that allow design and visual media to communicate a specific message. Students will undertake projects that examine the role of visual semantics, syntactics and pragmatics in order to better understand the role of design in communication. (Tues/Thurs, Noon-2:45pm; AD407)

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    2. PALMEROS -- This studio/lecture builds on learning from Typography 1 to develop a deeper understanding of how to design type for more complex documents. Topics will include using basic grids, designing text for more complex multi-page documents, using type as a means of communication through visual expression and the nuances of communications hierarchy through type formatting. (Mon/Wed, 9:00-11:45am, AD400)

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  4. Year 3 Graphic Design Courses Threads / Posts  Last Post

    These courses are taught in the third year of the Graphic Design Program.

    1. CLAYTON -- This studio/lecture course focuses on ways of using graphic design principles and design tools to produce projects that are interactive, energetic, strategic, and visually imaginative. Students will learn how to design and develop user interfaces for web sites, apps, kiosks, and other presentations through wireframes and prototypes. (Tues/Thurs, 3:00-5:45pm, AD407)

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    2. PALMEROS -- This studio/lecture course covers concepts and techniques used in establishing visual identity, Also covered are additional commercial print and production concepts. (Mon/Wed, 3:00-5:45pm, AD424)

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    3. McGEHEE -- This lecture course covers the history of contemporary communication design with an emphasis on the design in the context of society and culture. The focus will be on 20th century to the present. (Tues/Thurs, 9:00-10:15am, AD331)

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  5. Year 4 Graphic Design Courses Threads / Posts  Last Post

    These courses are taught in the fourth year of the Graphic Design Program.

    1. PALMEROS -- This studio/lecture course gives students an opportunity to apply all the skills and concepts gained in earlier classes. Emphasis on producing large-scale, high-quality, creative work for inclusion in the Senior Portfolio. Topics focus on areas of specialization, thoroughly investigating issues of current interest in Graphic Design. (Tues/Thurs, 3:00-5:45pm, AD424)

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    2. CLAYTON -- On-the-job training and observation at a graphic design related business. A minimum of 150 hours of work must be completed within the semester. Approval of workplace must be given from the instructor. (ARR)

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    3. CLAYTON -- This studio/lecture course reinforces basic to advanced graphic design principles through motion graphics. This course will focus on design, composition, communication, timing, emotion, planning, and sound/music synchronization. (Mon/Wed, Noon-2:45pm, AD407)

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