COURSE PURPOSE: The purpose of this course is to  teach  the basic principles of design enabling students to create,  communicate, present and interpret  visual and  verbal messages effectively. Learners will develop an understanding and appreciation for design. By raising student’s awareness of design, this course will serve as a strong foundation in the basic principles of graphic design. Students will learn to communicate visually; present  ideas and information graphically by applying graphic design principles in their own work as well as be able to analyze and interpret visual representations presented to them. Students will be introduced to the history of design, and also become familiar with how the field of design relates to other facets of society.

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