Tompkins Cortland Community College
- Graphic Design (ART 109)
An introduction to the graphic design profession that provides a foundation of design concepts and processes to produce artwork. Students are exposed to the history of graphic design and perception principles used for effective communication.
- Visual Design for Electronic Media (ART 117)
Introduces the basic visual vocabulary of two-dimensional design and provides a variety of experiences addressing the creative application of design concepts on the computer. Projects, lectures, and critiques address the development of visual and aesthetic judgment. Critiques and discussions also provide the opportunity to analyze and verbally communicate the visual experience and principles of design, composition, color systems, and the basics of using type.
- Portfolio Preparation-Graphic Design (ART 260)
Portfolio Prep is intended for Graphic Design majors in their third semester of study. Topics include selecting works for the portfolio, options for portfolio systems, and creating a portable document file portfolio. Resume and cover letter skills also covered.
- Computer Graphics I (ART 270)
This course provides an introduction to computer graphics, both raster and vector graphics are explored. The student learns to apply design and graphic solutions using the computer. Imaging in color and manipulating digitized images are covered.
- Computer Graphics II (ART 271)
This course provides advanced instruction in layout, typography, and Adobe InDesign. Advanced color capabilities, typesetting, and object-oriented graphics are covered. Projects emphasize effective visual solutions through the use of electronic design.
- Typography (ART 180)
Typography is a thorough study of type, its origins, and its practical and aesthetic functions within the context of effective visual communication. This course provides an examination of current trends and their effects on current design.
- Project-Based Learning (ALEX 249) **Developed Curriculum
Project-Based Learning courses connect students to clients to create a professional learning experience. Students are involved in all facets of the design process with the client and often work together in small groups. The courses engage students in collaboration and teach many important soft skills, such as effective communication, that students need to succeed. The clients are often non profit groups or community based projects to introduce students to the idea of "Design for Good".
- Art Internship (ART 272) **Developed Curriculum
This course is an internship elective for selected students who have completed at least one year of the Graphic Design A.S. degree. Students are chosen based on their level of familiarity and independence using professional vector, raster, and layout software and the quality of work in their existing portfolio. Other considerations for student enrollment are the student’s organization, time management, ability to meet deadlines, ability to take direction, and to work as part of a collaborative team. The course is designed to connect Graphic Design students with the college’s External Relations department to complete a paid internship with the college. This will enhance student portfolios, resumes, and level of professional experience and understanding of their field of study.
- Kelab Literary and Visual Arts **Developed Curriculum in collaboration with Prof. Darlene Gold Ph.D., Creative Writing program, with the support of Prof. Susan Cerretani, English department
An interdisciplinary course to publish and promote the college's literary and visual art journal, Kelab. The class provides the opportunity for the journal to be a learning and resume building experience for students and to ensure it is a student run publication.
- Digital Photography (ART 212)
This course emphasizes the production of creative photography in a digital environment. Topics include use of a digital camera, image manipulation using Adobe Photoshop, scanning, and digital printing. The works of digital photographers are studied in the context of contemporary photography. Students are required to have an adjustable digital camera with manually adjustable aperture and shutter speed settings.
The Art Institute of Philadelphia
- Interactive Portfolio (GR41140)
- Web Scripting (GR20755)
- Intro to Web Design (GR20670)
- Motion Graphics for Web (GR20790)
- Intro Scripting (IM10310)
- Graphic Symbolism (GR20620)
- Professional Portfolio (GR41110)
- Portfolio Prep (GR20860)
- Media Techniques (GR30930)
- Conceptual Imagery (GR20561)
- Corporate Identity (GR20771)
- Digital Photography for Designer (GR20580) **Developed Curriculum
- Typography III (GR20795)
- Type I (GR10210)
- Image Manipulation (GR10350)
- Layout Design (GR10340)
- Digital Imaging & Manipulation (GR10471)
- Introduction to Photoshop (PH10111)
- Fundamentals of Photography (PH10130)
- Photo Techniques (PH10221)
- Photographic Design (PH10240)
- Advanced Principles of Photography (PH10320)
- Color Printing & Design (PH10330)
- Principles of Digital Photography (PH10350)
- Advanced Photoshop (PH10432)
- Marketing & Promotions (PH20630)
- Portfolio Print Lab (PH41130)
- Computer Science (LS10110)
- View Camera
- Alternative Processes
- Photographic Essay
- Photography for Non-Majors
- Intro to Photography
- Intermediate Photography
- Fundamentals of Design for Photo & Multimedia
- Foundations of Electronic Production
- Fundamentals of Design for Graphic Design
- Photographic Design
- Introduction to Design Applications
- Portfolio Exploration
- Digital Image Management
- Creative Concepts
- Digital Darkroom
- Introduction to Photography Applications