Graphic Art and Design

Art 2

Prince George’s Community College offers classes in the most popular software packages found in advertising and graphic design firms. These courses are primarily for those who want to learn design and layout for advertising, marketing, sales, and promotion purposes. Some classes, such as Photoshop and Digital Photography, have a fine art as well commercial appeal and are also applied to Web page design.

DPR-594 Elements of Computer Graphics Design 4.5 CEUs
In this course, designed to provide a survey of the role of the computer in visual communication design, students will receive basic training on the primary types of software and peripherals with which designers must be familiar. This includes painting-type software as well as structured graphics (vector) applications. Students will be encouraged to develop creative approaches to projects coupled with increased technical proficiency. Meets concurrently with credit course ART-1570.
15 sessions, $470* (includes a $50 lab fee)

26003 9/11 12/13 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM M/W MARL 1016
26004 9/9 12/16 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM SAT MARL 1016

DPR-587 Computer Publication Design 4.5 CEUs
Designed to acquaint the student with the fundamentals of publication and print media design. Hands-on training will be provided using a variety of digital media and hardware current to the graphic design profession. Students will gain experience in taking a print media project from concept to page layout and production. Meets concurrently with credit course ART-1620 for the entire semester.
29 sessions, $470 (includes a $50 lab fee)

26002 8/28 12/13 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM M/W CAT 111

DPR-808 Real World Graphic Design 1.8 CEUs
This course is a series of projects aimed at solving the "real world" problems ordinary people and graphic designers face in their day-to-day life as designers and business owners. All the projects in this course offer practical demonstrations of how to use Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign software. Although the projects are practical examples of the type of work one might encounter, they are also fun and impressive examples of what you can achieve with this powerful software.
6 sessions, $240* (includes $90 lab fee)

26243 10/16 11/2 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Mon CAT 103

DPR-685 3-D Digital Modeling/Animation 7.7 CEUs
Focus is on three-dimensional modeling and animation techniques, with an emphasis on creativity, originality, and experimentation. Various software packages will be used to create 3-D stills and animated sequences complete with sound and special effects. A survey of modeling techniques and examples from a variety of industries will be provided. Students will also be expected to have an aptitude for learning a variety of software packages. Meets concurrently with credit course ART-2670 for the entire semester.
29 sessions, $470* (includes a $50 lab fee)

26005 8/28 12/13 3:30 PM - 6:15 PM M/W CAT 113

DPR-705 Digital Publishing with Indesign
Real life, real-time graphic and web design projects using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. This course is a series of projects aimed at solving the "real world" problems ordinary people and graphic designers face in their day-to-day life as designers and business owners. All the projects in this course offer practical demonstrations of how to use the Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign software. Although the projects are practical examples of the type of work one might encounter, they are also fun, impressive examples of what you can achieve with this powerful software. Dive right in with Real World Graphic Designs. You'll be creating graphics within 2 class sessions!
5 sessions, $420* (includes a $100 lab fee)

26242 9/9 10/7 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Sat CAT 103

Contact Information

Institute

Public Safety and Security Institute

Barbara McCreary

Phone:

301-546-0873

Email us:

mccreabc@pgcc.edu