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GRA* E111  - Introduction to Computer Graphics
(Previously: AR 225)

Credits: 3 Elective Code: C

Prerequisite or Parallel: ENG* E101

An introduction to computer graphics using Macintosh computers and professional software. Students learn the basic skills necessary to use the computer as a problem solving tool in the graphics environment. They acquire essential computer skills such as organizing digital files, proper scanning techniques and an overview of the Mac Operating System. This course introduces them to software programs that include Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Students will utilize the tools necessary for creating images ranging from abstract compositions to complex layouts that integrate color, images and text.