Graphic Design (GRD.AAS)
Program outcomes represent broad areas of knowledge and skills developed over the duration of the program through a wide range of courses and experiences. These learning outcomes represent what a student should be able to know, think, or do upon successful completion of their program at Oakland Community College.
- Graphic Design students will demonstrate an understanding of and ability to weld disparate visual elements into an acceptable graphic solution to meet their clients’ demands.
- Graphic Design students will demonstrate sufficient competency in producing preliminary layouts, “comps” (tighter, more comprehensive layouts) and acceptable skills in the indication of necessary pictorial elements (generally with markers).
- Graphic Design students will demonstrate sufficient knowledge of generally accepted principles of color.
- Graphic Design students will demonstrate the required level of computer literacy with the basic graphic software used in the profession. Currently Adobe’s InDesign (GRD 1750) and Illustrator (GRD 1850) from Adobes’ Creative Suite 2.
- Graphic Design students will analyze the relationship between form and content