Fall 2016 Class Schedule (SCC)



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GCOM 295    Independent Studies in Graphic Communication    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 162 hours LAB
Description: This course allows students to have a learning experience in the areas of graphic design, Web design, motion, animation, 3D modeling, or game design that is not currently covered by other course curriculum. Students will gain new skills, a real-world experience, and portfolio pieces while independently studying under the advisement of a current Graphic Communication faculty member.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Crandley            TBA TBA                 18585 
Textbook
The instructor's permission is required to enroll.
On-Campus


GCOM 305    History of Graphic Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys the history of visual communication, design's sociopolitical and cultural contexts, and the artistic and technological characteristics of various movements. Students gain a broad understanding of design and its dynamic past to discover inspiration for the present. Students conduct research and propose and create a project inspired by the designers and movements studied.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         02:00PM-03:20PM LEC T.Capaletti          SCC MAIN COS 108         19624 
Textbook
Th        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC T.Capaletti          SCC MAIN TEC 100         19624 Textbook

On-Campus


GCOM 313    Digital Layout I    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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Button              TBA TBA                 17402 
Textbook
M         01:00PM-02:30PM LAB D.Button             SCC MAIN TEC 100           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face, online video, and web-based instruction. Students are expected to attend in person during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Don Button at buttond@scc.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Button              TBA TBA                 17520 Textbook
M         03:00PM-04:30PM LAB D.Button             SCC MAIN TEC 100           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face, online video, and web-based instruction. Students are expected to attend in person during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Don Button at buttond@scc.losrios.edu


GCOM 330    Digital Imaging I    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 20-Dec 15
T         09:00AM-10:50AM LEC D.Button             SCC MAIN TEC 100         18199 
Textbook
T         11:00AM-12:15PM LAB D.Button             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.
This course will be taught using Adobe Photoshop.
On-Campus



Th        10:00AM-11:50AM LEC T.Capaletti          SCC MAIN TEC 100         18200 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Capaletti           TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face, online video, and web-based instruction. Students are expected to attend in person during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Tom Cappelletti atcapalet@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. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
This course will be taught using Adobe Photoshop.



W         03:00PM-04:50PM LEC T.Capaletti          SCC MAIN TEC 100         18201 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Capaletti           TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face, online video, and web-based instruction. Students are expected to attend in person during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Tom Cappelletti atcapalet@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. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
This course will be taught using Adobe Photoshop.



W         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC T.Capaletti          SCC MAIN TEC 100         19628 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Capaletti           TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face, online video, and web-based instruction. Students are expected to attend in person during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Tom Cappelletti atcapalet@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. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
This course will be taught using Adobe Photoshop.




GCOM 331    Digital Imaging II    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 20-Dec 15
T         10:00AM-11:50AM LEC T.Capaletti          SCC MAIN COS 110         19630 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Capaletti           TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face, online video, and web-based instruction. Students are expected to attend in person during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Tom Cappelletti atcapalet@scc.losrios.edu

TBA LAB: 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. 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 340    Digital Illustration for Graphic Design I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course familiarizing students and engaging 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 20-Dec 15
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC H.Hogan              SCC MAIN TEC 100         17073 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB H.Hogan               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 Heather Hogan at hoganh@scc.losrios.edu
This course will be taught using Adobe Illustrator.


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.

TTh       04:30PM-05:20PM LEC R.Waxman             SCC MAIN TEC 100         17395 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Waxman              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 Robyn Waxman at waxmanr@scc.losrios.edu
This course will be taught using Adobe Illustrator.

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.

WF        11:15AM-12:20PM LEC R.Waxman             Davis Cntr Davis 202     17962 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Waxman             Off Campus Davis           
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 Robyn Waxman at waxmanr@scc.losrios.edu
This course will be taught using Adobe Illustrator.


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 Sacramento City College Lab. Students will need a computer, software and Internet access to complete the online lab work. SCC Labs are located at the Davis Center or on SCC's Main Campus.
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


GCOM 343    Graphic Design I    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 course prepares students pursuing a career in the graphic communication fields with an in-depth exploration of the principles of graphic design. Strong emphasis is given to development of visual acumen. Specific focus will be on design and gestalt principles; integration of text and image on the two-dimensional page; and introduction to typographic exploration. This course is a foundation course for all design students and explores interactivity across all forms of visual communication. This course is relevant to students studying graphic design, Web design, and computer animation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
M         05:00PM-07:05PM LEC C.Anapolsky          SCC MAIN COS 108         17387 
Textbook
M         07:15PM-08:35PM 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 I    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 313 or 340 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Typography is the most essential ingredient for 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 20-Dec 15
Th        01:00PM-02:50PM LEC C.Anapolsky          SCC MAIN COS 108         17700 
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    2 Units

Prerequisite: Prior to taking this course, a student will need at least five finished works to use in the creation of their portfolio.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 24 hours LEC ; 36 hours LAB
Description: This course is intended for design and animation 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 college art or design program. Through lecture, demonstration, and hands-on methods, students will gain understanding of the aesthetics, organization, and physical preparation of creating a portfolio of work. Topics include portfolio mediums, digital presentations, resumes and cover letters, pursuing a job, transferring to a 4-year college or graduate program, interviewing, and getting your design work noticed.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 12
W         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC R.Waxman             SCC MAIN COS 110         17397 
Textbook
W         07:30PM-08:45PM LAB R.Waxman             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 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 or CISW 350 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent; or concurrent enrollment in GCOM 330 or CISW 350.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the fundamentals and principles of contemporary Web and User Interface design and current technologies used. The course will provide students with the basics of Web literacy, site and interaction development, information architecture, accessibility, user experience and usability testing, wireframes, prototypes, visual design principles, and process. Students will also create a content management system-based website. This course is a prerequisite for GCOM 361 and GCOM 380.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Button              TBA TBA                 18439 
Textbook
W         01:00PM-02:30PM LAB D.Button             SCC MAIN TEC 100           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face, online video, and web-based instruction. Students are expected to attend in person during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Don Button at buttond@scc.losrios.edu

TBA LEC: Lectures are prerecorded and accessible via online video stream or download on instructor-managed course website. Students are expected to spend a total of 135 minutes (2 hours and 15 minutes) each week watching lectures and then interacting with the instructor and other students online and via instructor-managed course website.

TBA LAB: Students will complete a total of 165 minutes (2 hours and 45 minutes) each week of assigned lab work - approximately half in class, half in the Advanced Technology Design Lab.

Students will need a computer, software, and internet access to complete the online 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 390    Motion Design I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 of 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 20-Dec 15
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC P.Nguyen             SCC MAIN COS 110         18816 
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, online video, and web-based instruction. Students are expected to attend in person during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Patrick Crandley at crandlp@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 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 400    Introduction to the Principles of Animation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 300 or ART 304 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces students to the animation industry: a historical perspective, industry overview, and the principles and theory that guide animation. The principles of animation are emphasized through lecture and the use of 2D drawing tools. Students learn the animation production process and industry trends. Students work on hands-on projects creating 2D animations. A grade of "C" or better is required in the course in order to take GCOM 401.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Th        01:00PM-02:50PM LEC P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110         19636 
Textbook
Th        03:00PM-04:30PM LAB P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face, online video, and web-based instruction. Students are expected to attend in person during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Patrick Crandley at crandlp@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 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

Th        09:00AM-10:50AM LEC P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110         20373 Textbook
Th        11:00AM-12:30PM LAB P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
NEW SECTION - 20373 - as of 08/10/16
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face, online video, and web-based instruction. Students are expected to attend in person during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Patrick Crandley at crandlp@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 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 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 20-Dec 15
W         09:00AM-10:50AM LEC P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110         18578 
Textbook
W         11:00AM-12:30PM LAB P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face, online video, and web-based instruction. Students are expected to attend in person during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Patrick Crandley at crandlp@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 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

T         01:00PM-02:50PM LEC P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110         17960 Textbook
T         03:00PM-04:30PM LAB P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face, online video, and web-based instruction. Students are expected to attend in person during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Patrick Crandley at crandlp@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 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 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 TAFILM 330 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 20-Dec 15
F         01:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110         18138 
Textbook
F         03:15PM-04:30PM LAB P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face, online video, and web-based instruction. Students are expected to attend in person during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Patrick Crandley at crandlp@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 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 424    Video Game Art    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 402 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: GCOM 360; 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 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 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 20-Dec 15
W         01:30PM-03:20PM LEC P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110         17848 
Textbook
W         03:30PM-05:00PM LAB P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face, online video, and web-based instruction. Students are expected to attend in person during the times indicated. For further information, please contact Patrick Crandley at crandlp@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 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 490    Graphic Communication Studio I    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 313 and either GCOM 340 or GCOM 330 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalents -OR- GCOM 360 or GCOM 361 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent -OR- 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 introduces 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         05:45PM-07:35PM LEC R.Waxman             SCC MAIN TEC 100         18140 
Textbook
Th        05:45PM-07:35PM LAB R.Waxman             SCC MAIN TEC 100           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
TBA LAB: Through an instructor-managed course website, students will 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 491    Graphic Communication Studio II    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 490 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Graphic Communication Studio III introduces intermediate-level skills to career-driven design students. 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         05:45PM-07:35PM LEC R.Waxman             SCC MAIN TEC 100         18304 
Textbook
Th        05:45PM-07:35PM LAB R.Waxman             SCC MAIN TEC 100           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
TBA LAB: Through an instructor-managed course website, student will 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 493    Graphic Communication Studio III    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 491 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Graphic Communication Studio III introduces advanced-level skills to career-driven design students. 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         05:45PM-07:35PM LEC R.Waxman             SCC MAIN TEC 100         18306 
Textbook
Th        05:45PM-07:35PM LAB R.Waxman             SCC MAIN TEC 100           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
TBA LAB: Through an instructor-managed course website, student will 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: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course involves an individual student or small groups of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses, pursuant to an agreement among college, faculty members, and students. Independent Studies in Graphic Communication offers students a chance to do research and/or experimentation that is more typical of advanced studies in this program.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Crandley            TBA TBA                 19638 
Textbook
The instructor's permission is required to enroll.
On-Campus

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: September 26, 2016