By the end of this course, students will have participated in two hands-on "real world" design projects in which you will act as copywriter, art director, designer, filmmaker, photographer or illustrator. Service learning projects are for various regional not-for-profit clients. You will learn all aspects of pre-press work, digital workflow, production, and printing via field trips to area service providers and professionals while also learning to work with clients and the self-driven responsibilities of teamwork. Group 2 course.
Required Prerequisites VCA 200
and VCA 220
or instructor permission.
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Communications - Direct, Critical Thinking - Direct
Other college designations supported by this course
Degree Req:Cultural Persp/Div
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Describe design methodologies related to graphic design and advertising classification.
- Identify graphic design and advertising elements used by design teams.
- Manage service learning projects from start to finish.
- Participate in client and team meetings.
- Solve non-profit design challenges in an Apple Certified Mac Lab.
- Create design solutions based on client needs.
- Meet deadlines via global industry standards in project management.
- Evaluate interactions that relate to good customer service.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Resolve issues through client feedback and communication with others.
Learning How to Learn:
- Demonstrate how design can be used as a catalyst for social change.
- Interact constructively during meetings and discussions.