Skyline 3

Fees: $10 for supplies. If there is a concern about the cost, please see the ASB bookkeeper or your counselor.

Learning Recommendations: Successful completion of INT240 - Graphic Design 1 (Computer-Based) 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 apps from the Adobe Creative Suite such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and possibly others, to design and produce projects for real and simulated clients. Students will learn principles of design, layout techniques, and design aesthetics to build more professional approaches/results with their work. Student teams will manage the operation of the studio and monitor the quality of productions through critiques.


  • Principles of design
  • Layout techniques
  • Design aesthetics


Students learn through a combination of:

  • Hands-on projects
  • Direct instruction and video based instructional resources
  • 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.

Students who complete this course with a "B” or better may qualify for college credit at various community and technical college programs. For more information, please visit the CTE Dual Credit page.