Spring 2019 Class Schedule (SCC)



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GCOM 299    Experimental Offering in Graphic Communication    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: See Experimental Offerings

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

Th05:00PM-06:50PMLECC.CrailSCC MAIN TEC 10020930TextbookFree Digital Book
Th07:00PM-08:15PMLABC.CrailSCC MAIN TEC 100
TBATBALABTBA TBA TBA
Digital Content Creation with Mobile Devices     3 Units
Hours: 36 hours lecture; 54 hours laboratory.
Description: This course introduces students to content creation using specialized mobile apps on smart phones and tablets. Students will learn to create photos and illustrations, edit static and motion graphics, and produce and publish marketing content for websites, social networking sites, and other online media. Basic visual concepts are introduced and utilized to create professional imagery, design projects, and visual storytelling using mobile device techniques and tools.
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 and half in the Advanced Technology Design Lab. Students will need access to a computer, software, and internet to complete the online work. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 10:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
This course will be taught using a variety of free mobile applications. Students must have a smart phone or tablet.
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, the design process, and critical thinking skills to create print projects such as brochures, publications, advertising, business systems, and a variety of other digital materials that follow basic layout and design principles.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALECD.Button TBA TBA18735Textbook
M10:00AM-11:35AMLABD.ButtonSCC MAIN TEC 100
TBATBALABTBA 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 websites. 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 and half in the Advanced Technology Design Lab. Students will need access to a computer, software, and internet to complete the online work. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 10:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
This course will be taught using Adobe InDesign.
On-Campus

TBATBALECD.Button TBA TBA18209Textbook
M05:30PM-07:05PMLABD.ButtonSCC MAIN TEC 100
TBATBALABTBA 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 websites. 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 and half in the Advanced Technology Design Lab. Students will need access to a computer, software, and internet to complete the online work. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 10:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
This course will be taught using Adobe InDesign.
On-Campus


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, Jan 19-May 22

W09:00AM-10:50AMLECC.CrailSCC MAIN TEC 10318609Textbook
W11:00AM-12:15PMLABC.CrailSCC MAIN TEC 103
TBATBALABTBA TBA TBA
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 and half in the Advanced Technology Design Lab. Students will need access to a computer, software, and internet to complete the online work. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 10:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
This course will be taught using Adobe Photoshop.
On-Campus

F09:00AM-11:05AMLECG.SmithSCC MAIN TEC 10318311Textbook
F11:15AM-12:45PMLABG.SmithSCC MAIN TEC 103
TBATBALABTBA TBA TBA
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 and half in the Advanced Technology Design Lab. Students will need access to a computer, software, and internet to complete the online work. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 10:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
This course will be taught using Adobe Photoshop.
On-Campus

Th01:00PM-02:50PMLECC.CrailSCC MAIN TEC 10017377Textbook
Th03:00PM-04:15PMLABC.CrailSCC MAIN TEC 100
TBATBALABTBA TBA TBA
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 and half in the Advanced Technology Design Lab. Students will need access to a computer, software, and internet to complete the online work. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 10:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
This course will be taught using Adobe Photoshop.
On-Campus

T05:30PM-07:20PMLECD.ButtonSCC MAIN TEC 10019265Textbook
T07:30PM-08:45PMLABD.ButtonSCC MAIN TEC 100
TBATBALABTBA TBA TBA
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 and half in the Advanced Technology Design Lab. Students will need access to a computer, software, and internet to complete the online work. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 10:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
This course will be taught using Adobe Photoshop.
On-Campus


GCOM 332    Digital Imaging III    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, user interface, 3D, and video applications, using the current version of industry-standard software. Students will learn advanced capabilities such as how to alter existing images realistically, creatively apply techniques to original artwork and images, prepare static and animated graphics for use in a variety of digital 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

M01:00PM-03:05PMLECD.ButtonSCC MAIN TEC 10020908TextbookFree Digital Book
M03:15PM-04:30PMLABD.ButtonSCC MAIN TEC 100
TBATBALABTBA TBA TBA
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 and half in the Advanced Technology Design Lab. Students will need access to a computer, software, and internet to complete the online work. Advanced Technology Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 10:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
This course will be taught using Adobe Photoshop.
On-Campus


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 engaging students 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

F01:00PM-03:05PMLECR.WaxmanSCC MAIN TEC 10018737Textbook
TBATBALABR.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: Through an instructor-managed course web site, 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 10:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
This course will be taught using Adobe Illustrator.
On-Campus

Th05:30PM-07:20PMLECJ.Weast TBA TBA19293Textbook
TBATBALABJ.Weast 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: Through an instructor-managed course web site, 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 10:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
This course will be taught using Adobe Illustrator.
On-Campus


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 the 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, Jan 19-May 22

T01:00PM-02:50PMLECC.Anapolsky TBA TBA18563Textbook
T03:00PM-04:15PMLABC.Anapolsky TBA TBA
TBATBALABTBA 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. Design Lab hours are MTWTH 8:00am - 9:00pm, F 10:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
On-Campus


GCOM 345    Graphic Design II    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 343 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an in-depth graphic design course focusing on explorations in page layout design, image creation, and design research. Students will apply knowledge from GCOM 345 and use hand construction techniques to design projects containing "real world" and experimental challenges. Students will develop and follow graphic design processes, resulting in several new portfolio pieces. Topics include branding, experimental image creation, multi-page publication design, book binding, constructive critique, sustainable design, and proper planning for a graphic design project.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

T10:00AM-11:50AMLECR.WaxmanSCC MAIN TEC 10020923TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABR.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: Through an instructor-managed course web site, 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 10:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
This course will be taught using Adobe Illustrator.
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. This introductory course serves as an essential primer for graphic designers in understanding the history and core principles of typography.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

W05:00PM-06:50PMLECC.Anapolsky TBA TBA18292Textbook
W07:00PM-08:15PMLABC.Anapolsky TBA TBA
TBATBALABTBA 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 10:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
On-Campus


GCOM 360    User Interface Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 330 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent; or concurrent enrollment in GCOM 330.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the fundamentals and principles of contemporary user interface and website design and the current process and 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALECD.Button TBA TBA18056TextbookFree Digital Book
W01:00PM-02:35PMLABD.ButtonSCC MAIN TEC 100
TBATBALABTBA 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 websites. Students are expected to spend a total of 120 minutes (2 hours) 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 and half in the Advanced Technology Design 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 10:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
On-Campus


GCOM 361    Web Design I    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 360 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Students will explore theory and processes involved in designing various types of websites using an industry-standard CMS (content management system). Through a series of incremental lectures, reading, and assignments, students will explore theory and processes involved in online communications and integration of online tools, culminating in the development of a live / functional website. This course provides an overview of HTML and CSS, usability (UI/UX), project and client management, preparing images for screens, marketing via social media, prototyping, and responsive design. Students will be required to have or purchase web hosting and a domain name ($50-$75). This course is a prerequisite for GCOM 362.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

Th09:00AM-10:50AMLECH.HoganSCC MAIN TEC 10018054TextbookFree Digital Book
Th11:00AM-12:15PMLABH.HoganSCC MAIN TEC 100
TBATBALABTBA 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 10:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 10:00am - 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

T09:00AM-10:50AMLECP.CrandleySCC MAIN TEC 10317650Textbook
T11:00AM-12:15PMLABP.CrandleySCC MAIN TEC 103
TBATBALABTBA 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 10:00am - 5:00pm, Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, and closed Sunday.
On-Campus

F01:00PM-03:05PMLECP.CrandleySCC MAIN TEC 10319269Textbook
F03:15PM-04:45PMLABP.CrandleySCC MAIN TEC 103
TBATBALABTBA 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 10:00am - 5:00pm, Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, and 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: 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

T01:00PM-02:50PMLECP.CrandleySCC MAIN TEC 10317714Textbook
T03:00PM-04:30PMLABP.CrandleySCC MAIN TEC 103
TBATBALABTBA 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 10:00am - 5:00pm, Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, and closed Sunday.
This course will be taught using Autodesk Maya.
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

Th01:00PM-02:50PMLECP.CrandleySCC MAIN TEC 10317491Textbook
Th03:00PM-04:30PMLABP.CrandleySCC MAIN TEC 103
TBATBALABTBA 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 10:00am - 5:00pm, Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, and closed Sunday.
This course will be taught using Autodesk Maya.
On-Campus


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, Jan 19-May 22

Th09:00AM-10:50AMLECM.OkadaSCC MAIN TEC 10321077Textbook
Th11:00AM-12:30PMLABM.OkadaSCC MAIN TEC 103
TBATBALABTBA 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 10:00am - 5:00pm, Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, and closed Sunday.
On-Campus

T05:30PM-07:20PMLECM.OkadaSCC MAIN TEC 10318434Textbook
T07:30PM-09:00PMLABM.OkadaSCC MAIN TEC 103
TBATBALABTBA 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 10:00am - 5:00pm, Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, and closed Sunday.
On-Campus


GCOM 424    Video Game Art    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 402 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: GCOM 360
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, Jan 19-May 22

W01:00PM-02:50PMLECP.CrandleySCC MAIN TEC 10317999Textbook
W03:00PM-04:30PMLABP.CrandleySCC MAIN TEC 103
TBATBALABTBA 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 10:00am - 5:00pm, and Sa 10:00am - 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 group 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 to a team and client.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

W10:00AM-11:50AMLECR.WaxmanSCC MAIN TEC 10018181TextbookFree Digital Book
F10:00AM-11:30AMLABR.WaxmanSCC MAIN TEC 100
TBATBALABTBA 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 10:00am - 5:00pm, Sa 10:00am - 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 II introduces intermediate-level skills to career-driven design students. Through lecture, demonstration, client meetings, and group brainstorming sessions, students will have the opportunity to develop a portfolio of completed projects. Students will also experience deadlines, the client-designer relationship, setting prices for projects, and how to present concepts and design work to a team and client.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

W10:00AM-11:50AMLECR.WaxmanSCC MAIN TEC 10018436TextbookFree Digital Book
F10:00AM-11:30AMLABR.WaxmanSCC MAIN TEC 100
TBATBALABTBA 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 10:00am - 5:00pm, Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
On-Campus


GCOM 493    Graphic Communication Studio III    3 Units

Prerequisite: DDSN 392 and 392 with grades 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 group brainstorming sessions, students will have the opportunity to develop a portfolio of completed projects. Students will also experience deadlines, the client-designer relationship, how setting prices for projects, and how to present concepts and design work to a team and client.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

W10:00AM-11:50AMLECR.WaxmanSCC MAIN TEC 10018438TextbookFree Digital Book
F10:00AM-11:30AMLABR.WaxmanSCC MAIN TEC 100
TBATBALABTBA 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 10:00am - 5:00pm, Sa 10:00am - 5:00pm, closed Sunday.
On-Campus


GCOM 495    Independent Studies in Graphic Communication    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/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, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALABTBA TBA TBA18576Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units
On-Campus

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: December 18, 2018