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Graphic Arts

 
Graphic Arts
 

GRAPHIC ARTS is a competency-based Career & Technical Education program offered at Milford High School & Applied Technology Center. To earn completer status in this program, students must pass Graphic Design I, II & III with a grade of “C” or better. Students are eligible to earn Industry-Validated Certificates or Credentials by passing Third-Party exams administered to program completers.
 
 
Graphic Design I  1862 
1 Credit  Grades: 9-12
This course is designed to give students an understanding of the elements of art, history of photography, basic animation and how to apply Adobe Photoshop CC to perform many different image-processing techniques. Do you want to erase a pesky kid photo bombing your selfie? Adobe Photoshop program can transform ordinary pictures into masterpieces. Adobe Photoshop CC is the industry standard for a wide variety of disciplines.
Expectation: Quality Producer
Prerequisite: None
College Credits: 3 Running Start College Credits are available through Manchester Community College.
 
 
Graphic Design II  1852 
1 Credit  Grades: 9-12
This course is designed to give students an understanding of how to apply Adobe InDesign CC and advance Adobe Photoshop CC techniques. Students will also gain foundational knowledge of the principles of design typography, history of printing. Adobe InDesign CC is one of the most powerful layout programs for professional graphic designers. Students will produce and be assessed on many projects that include original layouts for signs, posters, logos, brochures and book design.
Expectation: Quality Producer
Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop
College Credits: 3 Running Start College Credits are available through Manchester Community College.
 
 
Graphic Design III  1853 
1 Credit  Grades: 10-12
This course is designed to give students understanding of how to apply advance techniques in Adobe InDe-sign CC and continue advance skills in Adobe Photoshop CC. Coursework also will include, various work-based learning experiences, resume and cover letter building, internships, job shadowing opportunity and Linkedin optimization. Through these job shadows, internships, professional development, and guest speakers, students have the opportunity to interact with industry specific people who can assist in the student’s career path. In addition, students gain foundational knowledge of the processes behind commercial offset printing operations. and multimedia design. Students will also be introduced to Basic Adobe Illustrator and the screen-printing processes.
Expectation: Quality Producer
Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop & Graphic Design II
College Credits: 3 Running Start College Credits are available through Manchester Community College.
 

ADDITIONAL ELECTIVE IN GRAPHIC ARTS
 
 
Animation  1889 
1 Credit  Grades: 9-12
This course is designed to give students an understanding of how to apply Adobe Animate CC to perform many animation techniques. During this course students will explore the history and evolution of early animation. Emphasis in the class will be on the processes involved in the creation of animation stressing teamwork, storyboarding, creating characters, stage design, and sound design. Digital cameras, scanning, Wacom Tablets, and computer editing are critical skills that are the foundation for this class.
Expectation: Quality Producer
Prerequisite: None
 
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