Advertising and Graphic Design

Advertising and Graphic Design2019-07-08T09:11:03-04:00
Advertising and Graphic Design Program

The Advertising and Graphic Design curriculum is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the graphic design profession which emphasizes design, advertising, illustration, and digital and multimedia preparation of printed and electronic promotional materials.

Students will be trained in the development of concept and design for promotional materials such as newspaper and magazine advertisements, posters, folders, letterheads, corporate symbols, brochures, booklets, preparation of art for printing, lettering and typography, photography, and electronic media.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities with graphic design studios, advertising agencies, printing companies, department stores, a wide variety of manufacturing industries, newspapers, and businesses with in-house graphics operations.

Program Information

  • Computer Design Basics
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Typography I
  • Drawing Fundamentals I
  • Graphic Design I
  • Photographic Imaging I
  • Computer Design Tech I
  • Illustration I
  • Graphic Design II
  • Graphic Design III
  • Portfolio Design
  • Work-Based Learning I
  • Photographic Imaging II

Graduates of the WCC Advertising and Graphic Design Program will:

  • Determine the best course of action for print media needs and produce that product using industry appropriate technology.
  • Recognize photographic compositions on site, direct models, and set designers to achieve specified visuals requested by a client and use digital photo manipulating techniques to achieve a desired visual.
  • Demonstrate a full understanding of the Adobe Illustrator Software through various digital and print projects.
  • Demonstrate a full understanding of the Adobe Photoshop Software through various digital and print projects.
  • Demonstrate a full understanding of the Adobe InDesign Software and page layout through various digital and print projects.

Contact Information

Image of Amber Arnder
Amber Arnder, BS
Lead Instructor - Advertising & Graphic Design
Phone: 336-838-6410
abarnder632@wilkescc.edu
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Academic Calendar

july 2019

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