Graphic Design Assistant - GDA1

Offered at the Following Campus

  • High Schools

Program Overview

The most effective way to get messages across in print and electronic media using color, type, illustration, images, animation, and various print and layout techniques. Designers also select the size and arrangement of the different elements on the page or screen. In printing and publishing firms, graphic designers also may assist the printers by selecting the type of paper and ink for the publication and reviewing the mock-up design for errors before final publication.

Entrance Requirements

  • Submit a completed application and application fee;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Present acceptable SAT or ACT scores taken within the last 60 months, or acceptable ACCUPLACER, COMPASS or ASSET scores taken within the last 60 months. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Occupational Courses (12 hours)

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

Introduces students to the fundamentals of design concepts, including design, composition and layout, color theory and typography.

DMPT
1005
4

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

This course is an introduction to the creation of vector imagery. Students will learn to draw illustrations, transform objects, work with layers, patterns, brushes, and filters, use effects and create graphics for the various applications. The focus will be on learning the essential tools, basic operation and commands used in the creation of vector graphics used in different media fields.
DMPT
1010
4

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

In the Raster Imaging course, the student becomes acquainted with the concepts and software related raster image manipulation. The student is introduced to the workspace and tools used in an image editing software and will learn basic image editing techniques.

 

Advisors

Shamonti Mobley
High School Coordinator
Office: Berrien Hall, Room 310
Phone: (229) 333-2100 ext. 1246
Email:
Campus: Valdosta Campus, High Schools

Lisa Helms
High School Coordinator
Office: 625
Phone: (229) 468-2049
Email:
Campus: Ben Hill-Irwin Campus

Amanda Hayes
High School Coordinator
Office: 617A
Phone: (229) 468-2027
Email:
Campus: Coffee Campus, High Schools