Students who are curious about graphic design, illustration, electronic media or printing technology will learn the skills necessary to take a project from concept to finished output. Using state of the art computers and digital imaging equipment students will learn cutting edge software applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash and Dreamweaver. Instruction is designed to give students maximum opportunity to learn image generation and manipulation for such projects as book covers and magazines, CD/ video game art, advertising campaigns, posters, and websites. Electronic media includes 2D animation, web design and introduction to interactive media. Traditional media such as water-color, pen and ink, colored pencil will be utilized. Designing for printed output will include an understanding of fundamental press operations and concepts. During 2nd semester, students will specialize in either Advanced Graphic Design or Graphic Output Processes.