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DESI 191

This course introduces the fundamental software skills necessary for the graphic design industry. Graphic design principles will be reinforced through projects and exercises using these software skills. Students develop a foundational knowledge of file management and organization that is critical to successful professional graphic design practice. Basic file management principles will be identified and demonstrated in class assignments. The majority of course content is delivered through in class lab demonstrations that allow students to practice each skill. The students complete assignments and projects by applying software techniques for creating detailed page layout specifications and digital illustrations as well as industry standard file management processes.