Spring 2013 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, Jan 19-May 22
M         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC D.Button             SCC MAIN TEC 100         18217 
Textbook
M         07:45PM-09:15PM 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.

M         02:45PM-05:00PM LEC D.Button             SCC MAIN LRC 120         18707 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Button              TBA TBA                   
Interactive Television Class. 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. For further information, please contact Don Button at buttond@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. 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, and Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.


GCOM 314    Digital Layout 2    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 313 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an in-depth course covering advanced creative layout, production, and electronic publishing in the graphic design industry. Utilizing industry-standard software and process, students will conceive and produce dynamic portfolio-quality projects. Topics include brand and identity design, advertising design, typography, grid, color theory, composition, multipage publication design, brochure and packaging layout, basic interactive media design, book design, working with clients, and working with professional printing services.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
W         03:30PM-05:20PM LEC D.Button             SCC MAIN TEC 100         18146 
Textbook
W         05:30PM-06:45PM 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.
On-Campus


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, Jan 19-May 22
M         04:00PM-06:05PM LEC K.Murphy             SCC MAIN T03 3           17532 
Textbook
W         04:00PM-07:05PM 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, Jan 19-May 22
F         10:00AM-11:50AM LEC T.Capaletti          SCC MAIN COS 110         19927 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Capaletti           TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class.

Th        01:00PM-02:50PM LEC T.Capaletti          SCC MAIN TEC 100         17028 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Capaletti           TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class.

Th        03:30PM-05:20PM LEC T.Capaletti          SCC MAIN TEC 100         16566 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Capaletti           TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class.

Th        06:00PM-07:50PM LEC T.Capaletti          SCC MAIN TEC 100         16568 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Capaletti           TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class/Interactive Television Class. GCOM 330 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 Capaletti at cappelt@scc.losrios.edu

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 access to a computer, software, and internet 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 332    Digital Imaging 3    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 advanced digital imaging and image editing techniques for Internet, multimedia, 3D and video applications, 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, prepare static and animated graphics for use on the Internet and other new media, import and alter 3D and video images, visually communicate ideas and messages successfully, and prepare and present their projects to meet professional industry standards.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
W         09:00AM-10:50AM LEC D.Button             SCC MAIN TEC 100         18219 
Textbook
W         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.
On-Campus


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, Jan 19-May 22
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC A.Perez              SCC MAIN TEC 100         17130 
Textbook
F         11:15AM-12:35PM LAB A.Perez              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 165 minutes (2 hours and 45 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 R.Waxman             SCC MAIN TEC 100         17890 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
TBA LAB: Students will sign in to the Advanced Technology Design Lab for a total of 165 minutes (2 hours and 45 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 341    Digital Illustration for Graphic Design 2    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 340 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent
Advisory: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course builds from the thinking and making skills developed in GCOM 340 and takes an in-depth look at applying digital illustration tools to graphic design investigations. The course work encourages students to experiment and communicate with digitally illustrated and typographic form making. Topics include color, typography, composition, visual theme, drawing technique, and understanding the offset and digital printing processes. Students complete the course with several professionally designed, original illustrations for their portfolios.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC R.Waxman             SCC MAIN TEC 100         18137 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Waxman              TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. For further information, please contact Robyn Waxman at waxmanr@scc.losrios.edu

TBA LAB: Students will sign in to the Advanced Technology Design Lab for a total of 165 minutes (2 hours and 45 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.


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, Jan 19-May 22
Th        05:00PM-06:50PM LEC C.Anapolsky          SCC MAIN COS 108         17478 
Textbook
Th        07:00PM-08:15PM 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 345    Advanced Graphic Design Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 330 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent AND GCOM 340 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent AND choose one page layout course: GCOM 310 or GCOM 313 or GCOM 316 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an in-depth graphic design course focusing on page layout design, production techniques, and electronic publishing. Students will utilize different industry standard software applications to complete projects containing "real world" challenges. Students will develop and follow a graphic design process (from concept to printed page), resulting in several new portfolio pieces. Topics include logo design, branding, working with a service bureau, multi-page publication design, packaging design, good environmental sustainability practices, and proper planning for a graphic design project.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
F         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC R.Waxman             SCC MAIN COS 108         20057 
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
TBA LAB: Students will sign in to the Advanced Technology Design Lab for a total of 165 minutes (2 hours and 45 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, Jan 19-May 22
W         01:00PM-02:50PM LEC C.Anapolsky          SCC MAIN COS 108         19459 
Textbook
W         03:00PM-04:15PM LAB TBA                  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 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, Jan 19-May 22
Th        09:00AM-10:50AM LEC A.Winters            SCC MAIN TEC 100         18225 
Textbook
Th        11:00AM-12:15PM 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

Th        03:00PM-04:50PM LEC D.Button             SCC MAIN LRC 120         18227 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Button              TBA TBA                   
Interactive Television Class. Students must attend the first day of instruction and all scheduled exams.
For further information, please contact Don Button at buttond@scc.losrios.edu
TBA LAB: Students will sign in to the Advanced Technology Design Lab for a total of 165 minutes (2 hours and 45 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.


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, Jan 19-May 22
T         09:00AM-10:50AM LEC H.Hogan              SCC MAIN TEC 100         18221 
Textbook
T         11:00AM-12:15PM LAB H.Hogan              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 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, Jan 19-May 22
W         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110         18098 
Textbook
W         07:30PM-08:45PM 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, students will complete 90 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes) each week of assigned lab time. 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, Jan 19-May 22
F         01:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110         17476 
Textbook
F         03:15PM-04:45PM 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, students will complete 90 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes) each week of assigned lab time. 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 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, Jan 19-May 22
M         05:30PM-07:45PM LEC H.Santos             SCC MAIN COS 110         17587 
Textbook
M         07:55PM-09:25PM 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 week. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 11:00am - 5:00pm, Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, and 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, Jan 19-May 22
Th        01:00PM-02:50PM LEC P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110         17222 
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, students will complete 90 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes) each week of assigned lab time. 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 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, Jan 19-May 22
W         01:00PM-02:50PM LEC P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110         18099 
Textbook
W         03:00PM-04:15PM LAB P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110           
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Crandley            TBA TBA                   
TBA LAB: Through an instructor-managed course website, students will complete 90 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes) each week of assigned lab time. 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 426    Video Game Level Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 424 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 art of video game level design. The course follows the level designer through the game development process. Using industry standard software, students will develop and refine a three-dimensional video game level. Topics covered include theme, audience, mood, player challenges, level narrative, puzzle design, diagram design, template creation, play-testing, and troubleshooting. The artistic aspects of game design will be emphasized; this course is not a computer programming course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
T         01:00PM-02:50PM LEC P.Crandley           SCC MAIN COS 110         18627 
Textbook
T         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, students will complete 90 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes) each week of assigned lab time. 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    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, Jan 19-May 22
F         01:00PM-02:50PM LEC R.Waxman             SCC MAIN TEC 100         18629 
Textbook
W         01:00PM-02:30PM LAB R.Waxman             SCC MAIN TEC 100           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
3 Units - 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
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, Sa 1:00pm - 5:00pm, and closed Sunday.
On-Campus

Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: May 30, 2013