Fall 2012 Class Schedule (SCC)



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GCOM 313    Digital Layout 1    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to graphic design principles related to page layout, composition and electronic publishing, utilizing an industry-standard software. Students will discover how to effectively utilize the software and the design process to create brochures, newsletters, catalogs, and a variety of other digital materials that follow basic layout and design principles.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
M         01:00PM-03:05PM LEC D.Button             SCC MAIN TEC 100         17615 
Textbook
M         03:15PM-04:30PM LAB D.Button             SCC MAIN TEC 100           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
This course will be taught using Adobe InDesign CS5.
TBA LAB: Students will sign in to the Advanced Technology Design Lab for a total of 90 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes) each week. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
On-Campus

M         09:00AM-11:15AM LEC D.Button             SCC MAIN LRC 120         17806 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Button              TBA TBA                   
Hybrid/Interactive Television Class. This is a combination of face-to-face, online, and video instruction. This course will be taught using Adobe InDesign CS5. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Don Button at buttond@scc.losrios.edu

The ITV class meets in a TV studio classroom in the LRC. The lecture is broadcast live over several local public access channels and the internet, as well as archived for later internet viewing or download. Students can choose to attend the live class in person, watch it live on TV or internet, or watch the archived stream at a later time. Students MUST attend the first day of instruction and all scheduled exams.

TBA LAB: Through an instructor-managed course website, students will complete a total of 165 minutes (2 hours and 45 minutes) each week of assigned lab work. Students will need a computer, software and Internet access, or they can utilize the Advanced Technology Design Lab. Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.


GCOM 319    Print and Multimedia Publication Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 313 OR GCOM 316 OR GCOM 361 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course examines newspaper, magazine, web, and multimedia publication design. Students are responsible for the design and production of the award-winning Sacramento City College school newspaper, bi-annual student magazine, and their accompanying web sites and multi-media content. Using fundamental design concepts and theory involving grid, page layout, typography, and visual communication, students will work alongside journalism and photography students to plan and produce a variety of content. This course offers an opportunity to build a portfolio and gain experience while working on real-world projects. This course may be taken three times for credit as students acquire more advanced skills and project responsibilities.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
M         04:00PM-06:05PM LEC K.Murphy             SCC MAIN T03 3           17687 
Textbook
M         06:05PM-06:35PM LAB K.Murphy             SCC MAIN T03 3             
W         04:00PM-06:30PM LAB K.Murphy             SCC MAIN T03 3             
On-Campus


GCOM 330    Digital Imaging 1    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This introductory course covers the core concepts associated with digital imaging. Adobe Photoshop is used for creating, manipulating, and enhancing digital images for print and screen-based media. Students learn how to effectively use this software in a graphic design environment; planning and carrying out professional digital imaging projects. This course introduces both basic visual design concepts and a comprehensive understanding of digital workflow, providing the student with a foundation for print, web, interactive, animation, and game design projects.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
M         01:30PM-03:35PM LEC T.Capaletti          SCC MAIN LRC 128         17000 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Capaletti           TBA TBA                   
On-Campus

T         10:00AM-11:50AM LEC T.Capaletti          SCC MAIN TEC 100         20119 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Capaletti           TBA TBA                   
On-Campus

Th        10:00AM-11:50AM LEC T.Capaletti          SCC MAIN TEC 100         20120 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Capaletti           TBA TBA                   
On-Campus

W         05:00PM-07:20PM LEC T.Capaletti          SCC MAIN TEC 100         20121 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Capaletti           TBA TBA                   
Hybrid/Interactive Television Class. This is a combination of face-to-face, online, and video instruction. This course will be taught using Adobe Photoshop CS5. For further information, please contact Tom Cappelletti at capalet@scc.losrios.edu

The Monday ITV/Hybrid classes meet in a TV studio classroom in the LRC (Learning Resource Center) called THE COVE, located on the first floor. The lecture is broadcast live over several local public access channels and the internet, as well as archived for later internet viewing or download. Students can choose to attend the live class in person, watch it live on TV or internet, or watch the archived stream at a later time. Students MUST attend the first day of instruction and all scheduled exams.

TBA LAB: Through instructor-managed course websites and forums, students will complete a total of 165 minutes (2 hours and 45 minutes) each week of assigned lab work - half online, half in the Advanced Technology Design Lab. Students will need a computer, software, and internet accessto complete the online lab work. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.


GCOM 331    Digital Imaging 2    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 330 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course centers on graphic design process and production employing advanced image editing techniques using the current version of industry-standard software. In addition to learning advanced capabilities, students will learn how to alter existing images realistically, creatively apply techniques to original artwork and images, visually communicate ideas and messages successfully, and prepare and present their projects to meet professional industry standards.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
W         01:00PM-02:50PM LEC D.Button             SCC MAIN TEC 100         18515 
Textbook
W         03:00PM-04:15PM LAB D.Button             SCC MAIN TEC 100           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
This course will be taught using Adobe Photoshop CS5.
TBA LAB: Students will sign in to the Advanced Technology Design Lab for a total of 90 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes) each week. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
On-Campus

W         09:00AM-10:50AM LEC D.Button             SCC MAIN LRC 120         18513 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Button              TBA TBA                   
Hybrid/Interactive Television Class. This is a combination of face-to-face, online, and video instruction. This course will be taught using Adobe Photoshop CS5. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Don Button at buttond@scc.losrios.edu

The ITV class meets in a TV studio classroom in the LRC. The lecture is broadcast live over several local public access channels and the internet, as well as archived for later internet viewing or download. Students can choose to attend the live class in person, watch it live on TV or internet, or watch the archived stream at a later time. Students MUST attend the first day of instruction and all scheduled exams.

TBA LAB: Through an instructor-managed course website, students will complete a total of 165 minutes (2 hours and 45 minutes) each week of assigned lab work. Students will need a computer, software and Internet access, or they can utilize the Advanced Technology Design Lab. Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.


GCOM 340    Digital Illustration for Graphic Design 1    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This beginner's course introduces students to and engages them in theories of form making, design research, composition, and typography using the medium of digital illustration. Course projects encourage students to experiment, work within creative and technical limitations, and communicate visually. Additionally, students learn how digital illustrations are created, are exposed to a variety of different illustration styles, practice contemporary design methods and thinking, and study a designers' use of digital illustration as a communication tool. This course offers students several processes for designing original graphics and illustrations for graphic design.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC C.Seddon             SCC MAIN TEC 100         18797 
Textbook
T         07:30PM-08:45PM LAB C.Seddon             SCC MAIN TEC 100           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
This course will be taught using Adobe Illustrator CS5.

TBA LAB: Students will sign in to the Advanced Technology Design Lab for a total of 90 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes) each week. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
On-Campus

W         10:00AM-11:50AM LEC R.Waxman             SCC MAIN TEC 100         17608 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Waxman              TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class.
This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. This course will be taught using Adobe Illustrator CS5. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Robyn Waxman at waxmanr@scc.losrios.edu or Chris Seddon at seddonc@scc.losrios.edu

TBA LAB: Through an instructor-managed course website, students will complete a total of 165 minutes (2 hours and 45 minutes) each week of assigned lab work - half online, half in the Advanced Technology Design Lab. Students will need a computer, software and Internet access to complete the online lab work. Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.

T         01:00PM-02:50PM LEC R.Waxman             SCC MAIN TEC 100         17128 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Waxman              TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class.
This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. This course will be taught using Adobe Illustrator CS5. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Robyn Waxman at waxmanr@scc.losrios.edu

TBA LAB: Through an instructor-managed course website, students will complete a total of 165 minutes (2 hours and 45 minutes) each week of assigned lab work - half online, half in the Advanced Technology Design Lab. Students will need a computer, software and Internet access to complete the online lab work. Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.


GCOM 343    Graphic Design Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: GCOM 313 or GCOM 340 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This in-depth course is an introduction to the principles of graphic design. Specific focus will be on gestalt principles of design; balance and visual hierarchy; integration of text and image on the two-dimensional page; and introduction to typographic exploration. This course is a foundation course for graphic design students, but is also relevant to students studying Web design and computer animation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
F         01:45PM-03:50PM LEC C.Anapolsky          SCC MAIN COS 108         17599 
Textbook
F         04:00PM-05:20PM LAB C.Anapolsky          SCC MAIN COS 108           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
TBA LAB: Students will sign in to the Advanced Technology Design Lab for a total of 90 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes) each week. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
On-Campus


GCOM 347    Typography: Principles and Creation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Typography is THE essential ingredient to successful graphic design, including print, web, and all other new media. The first half of this introductory course serves as an essential primer for graphic designers in understanding the history and core principles of typography. The second half focuses on students digitally creating their own fonts and typefaces with an introduction to the professional font creation and editing software Fontlab Studio.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
Th        01:00PM-02:50PM LEC C.Anapolsky          SCC MAIN COS 108         18128 
Textbook
Th        03:00PM-04:15PM LAB C.Anapolsky          SCC MAIN COS 108           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
TBA LAB: Students will sign in to the Advanced Technology Design Lab for a total of 90 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes) each week. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
On-Campus


GCOM 349    Portfolio    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Students should have at least four pieces of artwork or design projects to use in this course.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is intended for new or returning students who wish to present a portfolio of work in the Graphic Communication-related and creative industries for the purpose of job interviews or admission to a four-year art/design school. Through lecture, demonstration, and hands-on methods, students will gain understanding of the aesthetics, organization, and physical preparation in creating a portfolio of work. Topics include portfolio mediums, mounting and presentation, self-promotion resumes, pursuing a job or transfer school, interviewing for a creative position, and getting your Graphic Design or Web Design work noticed.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
F         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC R.Waxman             SCC MAIN TEC 100         17610 
Textbook
F         12:15PM-01:30PM LAB R.Waxman             SCC MAIN TEC 100           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
TBA LAB: Students will sign in to the Advanced Technology Design Lab for a total of 90 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes) each week. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
On-Campus


GCOM 360    Introduction to Web and Interactive Technologies    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 330 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This primer course introduces the fundamentals and principles of contemporary Web design, interactive and motion design, these industries, and the current technologies used. The course will provide students with the basics of Web literacy, site and interactive development, information architecture, accessibility, wireframes, prototypes, web coding and scripting, visual design principals, and graphics and motion for the Web. This course is a required prerequisite for GCOM 361, GCOM 380, and GCOM 390.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
Th        01:00PM-02:50PM LEC A.Winters            SCC MAIN TEC 100         18403 
Textbook
Th        03:00PM-04:15PM LAB A.Winters            SCC MAIN TEC 100           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
TBA LAB: Students will sign in to the Advanced Technology Design Lab for a total of 90 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes) each week. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
On-Campus


GCOM 361    Beginning Creative Web Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 360 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: In this course, students will explore a range of approaches in designing for the World Wide Web, while introducing students to an industry-standard Web authoring tool. Through a series of incremental assignments, students will explore fundamental Web design concepts within a non-static, non-linear environment, culminating in the development of a live and functioning website. Additionally, this course provides an overview of standards-compliant HTML/CSS, techniques for adding interactivity, accessibility, and support in preparing graphics for Web use and for prototyping site designs.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
M         05:00PM-07:15PM LEC A.Winters            SCC MAIN TEC 100         17002 
Textbook
M         07:25PM-08:55PM LAB A.Winters            SCC MAIN TEC 100           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
This course will be taught using Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.

TBA LAB: Students will sign in to the Advanced Technology Design Lab for a total of 90 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes) each Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
On-Campus


GCOM 390    Motion Design 1    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 360 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the student to creating and animating 2D motion graphics using industry-standard applications. Students will explore the tools and techniques needed to produce motion graphics and animations for television, film, and the web. Topics will include a basic overview motion design principles, 2D animation practices, audio integration, advanced video effects, and the technical challenges of working with video and film materials.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC P.Nguyen             SCC MAIN COS 110         18130 
Textbook
T         07:30PM-08:45PM LAB P.Nguyen             SCC MAIN COS 110           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class.
This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. This course will be taught using Adobe After Effects CS5. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Phuong Nguyen at nguyenp@scc.losrios.edu

TBA LAB: Students will sign in to the Advanced Technology Design Lab for a total of 90 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes) each Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.


GCOM 401    Introduction to Computer Animation    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 400 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent course.
Advisory: ART 304 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: In this course, students are introduced to the creation of 3D animation using the personal computer. The principles of animation and the use of 3D animation tools are emphasized through lecture and hands-on projects. Students experience the animation production process and are exposed to industry trends. Students work on projects creating 3D animations, animatics, and short films.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
M         05:00PM-07:15PM LEC H.Santos             SCC MAIN COS 110         19833 
Textbook
M         07:25PM-08:55PM LAB H.Santos             SCC MAIN COS 110           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
TBA LAB: Students will sign in to the Advanced Technology Design Lab for a total of 90 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes) each Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
On-Campus


GCOM 402    Beginning 3D Modeling and Rigging    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: GCOM 341, GCOM 400, and ART 304 with grades of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the student to 3D modeling and character rigging using industry standard 3D modeling software. Through exercises and hands on projects, students explore concepts, principles, and techniques in 3D modeling and character rigging. Topics include: 3D modeling, character rigging, texturing, lighting, and rendering.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
Th        01:00PM-02:50PM LEC P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110         18795 
Textbook
Th        03:00PM-04:15PM LAB P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110           
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Crandley            TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class.
This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Patrick Crandley at crandlp@scc.losrios.edu

TBA LAB: Through an instructor-managed course website, student sill complete a total of 90 minutes each week of assigned lab work.

T         03:00PM-04:50PM LEC P.Crandley           Davis Cntr Davis 202     19370 Textbook
T         05:00PM-06:15PM LAB P.Crandley           Davis Cntr Davis 202       
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Crandley            TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class.
This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Patrick Crandley at crandlp@scc.losrios.edu
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


GCOM 410    Advanced Computer Animation    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 401 or 402 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: GCOM 400, GCOM 341, ART 304, and TA 331 with grades of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course consists of a hands-on study of the challenging subject of computer animation. Areas of focus include advanced 3D modeling, rigging, and character animation using industry standard software, as well as the synchronization of voice, sound effects, and music. Students will explore advanced techniques in camera tracking, photo realistic rendering, compositing, and video publication. The animation production process and principles of animation will be reinforced throughout this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
F         01:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110         19836 
Textbook
F         03:15PM-04:30PM LAB P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110           
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Crandley            TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class.
This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Patrick Crandley at crandlp@scc.losrios.edu

TBA LAB: Through an instructor-managed course website, student will complete a total of 90 minutes each week of assigned lab work.


GCOM 420    Video Game Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This introductory course to video game design studies the art, technology, and science involved in the creation and development of computer games. The course covers video game history, game theory, design of computer-based games, delivery systems, development cycle, case studies, ethical and social issues, and emerging technologies and trends. This course emphasizes the understanding and the interdisciplinary nature of video game design; this course is not a computer programming course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
W         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110         18023 
Textbook
W         07:30PM-08:45PM LAB P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class.
This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. Students are expected to attend during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Patrick Crandley at crandlp@scc.losrios.edu

TBA LAB: Through an instructor-managed course website, student will complete a total of 90 minutes each week of assigned lab work.


GCOM 424    Video Game Art    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 402 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: GCOM 361 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: In this course, students will explore the production of video game graphics. The course follows the role of the video game artist through the game development process. Using industry standard graphic software, students will develop and refine three-dimensional video game assets. Topics covered include concept art, understanding and developing in game assets, and troubleshooting. The artistic side of video game design will be emphasized; this course is not a computer programming course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
W         01:00PM-02:50PM LEC P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110         18517 
Textbook
W         03:00PM-04:15PM LAB P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
TBA LAB: Through an instructor-managed course website, student will complete a total of 90 minutes each week of assigned lab work.
On-Campus


GCOM 490    Graphic Communication Studio    3 Units

Prerequisite: OPTION 1 (Graphic Design): GCOM 313 and either GCOM 340 or GCOM 330 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalents OR OPTION 2 (Web Design): GCOM 360 or GCOM 361 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent. OR OPTION 3 (Computer Animation): GCOM 400 or GCOM 402 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Graphic Communication Studio will introduce career-driven design students to producing real-world graphic design, Web design, or animation projects for non-profit organizations and the Sacramento community. Through lecture, demonstration, client meetings, and brainstorming sessions, students will have the opportunity to develop a portfolio of completed projects. Students will also experience deadlines, the client-designer relationship, how to set pricing for projects, and strategies for presenting concepts and design work. This course may be taken up to three times if there is a change in design medium (graphic design, Web design, or animation).

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC R.Waxman             SCC MAIN TEC 100         19839 
Textbook
T         05:30PM-06:45PM LAB R.Waxman             SCC MAIN TEC 105           
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Waxman              TBA TBA                   
TBA LAB: Through an instructor-managed course website, student sill complete a total of 90 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes) each week of assigned lab work online. Students will need a computer, software and Internet access to complete the online lab work. Students may use the Advanced Technology Design Lab also. Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
On-Campus


GCOM 495    Independent Studies in Graphic Communication    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: See Independent Studies. UC transfer credit will be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling UC campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted towards the minimum 60 units required for admissions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Crandley            TBA TBA                 20383 
Textbook
On-Campus

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: January 10, 2013