Fees: $2 for supplies

Learning Recommendations: Successful completion of INT240 - Graphic Design 1 and an interest in computer-based advertising/communication arts and design.

General Description: In an environment much like a professional production studio, students will use Photoshop, as well as drawing and layout programs, to design and print projects for real clients. Students will learn principles of design, layout techniques, and color theory. Student teams will manage the operation of the studio and monitor the quality of productions.


  • Principles of design
  • Layout techniques
  • Color theory

Strategies: Students learn through a combination of:

  • Hands-on projects
  • Direct instruction
  • Team work
  • Use of technology

Equipment to be provided by Student: None

Note: This course counts as a Fine Art credit for graduation, but it may not meet the four-year college admissions requirement for Fine/Visual/Performing Arts.