COM 1010


(Software required: Adobe CC; Hardware required: Mac computer with specs listed at This course will introduce students to the digital software skills used in graphic design. This is a working studio class where students will go through demonstrations and hands-on applications to better understand the Adobe CS Design Collection – Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.


  1. Upon completion of the course, students should be ready to apply the knowledge gained in their upper-level courses.
  2. To acquire technical proficiency with each application in the Adobe Design Collection.
  3. To use the basic terminology in the professional field to communicate intelligently.




Graphic design school: The principles and practice of graphic design (Rev: 5)

Publisher: Wiley (2014)
Author: Dabner, D., Stewart, S., & Zempol, E.
ISBN: 9781118134412
Price: $39.00

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