Spring 2018 Class Schedule (SCC)



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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 13-May 16

TBATBALECD.Button TBA TBA18836Textbook
M01:00PM-02:45PMLABD.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 TBA18201Textbook
M05:30PM-07:15PMLABD.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 314    Digital Layout II    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, Gestalt principles, basic interactive media design, book design, working with clients, and working with professional printing services.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

F01:30PM-03:35PMLECD.ButtonSCC MAIN TEC 10019135Textbook
F03:45PM-05:00PMLABD.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 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 13-May 16

M09:00AM-11:05AMLECJ.WeastSCC MAIN TEC 10318669Textbook
M11:15AM-12:45PMLABJ.WeastSCC MAIN TEC 103
TBA01:00AM-01:00PMLABTBA 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

W01:00PM-02:50PMLECC.CrailSCC MAIN TEC 10317284Textbook
W03:00PM-04:15PMLABC.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

W05:30PM-07:20PMLECC.CrailSCC MAIN TEC 10318326Textbook
W07:30PM-08:45PMLABC.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

T05:30PM-07:20PMLECJ.WeastSCC MAIN TEC 10320544Textbook
T07:30PM-08:45PMLABJ.WeastSCC MAIN TEC 103
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 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, Jan 13-May 16

Th05:30PM-07:20PMLECW.JonesSCC MAIN TEC 10118838Textbook
Th07:30PM-08:45PMLABW.JonesSCC MAIN TEC 101
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 13-May 16

F09:00AM-11:05AMLECTBASCC MAIN TEC 10317335Textbook
TBATBALABTBA 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-manage 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

T10:00AM-11:50AMLECR.WaxmanSCC MAIN TEC 10020653Textbook
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-manage 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-07:20PMLECR.WaxmanSCC MAIN TEC 10018840Textbook
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-manage 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 341    Digital Illustration for Graphic Design II    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 upon 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 13-May 16

T01:00PM-02:50PMLECR.WaxmanSCC MAIN TEC 10018635Textbook
T03:00PM-04:15PMLABR.WaxmanSCC 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. 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.

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 13-May 16

Th05:00PM-06:50PMLECC.AnapolskySCC MAIN TEC 10318618Textbook
Th07:00PM-08:15PMLABC.AnapolskySCC 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. 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 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 13-May 16

Th01:00PM-02:50PMLECC.Anapolsky TBA TBA18304Textbook
Th03:00PM-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. 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 13-May 16

TBATBALECD.Button TBA TBA18019Textbook
W01:00PM-02:45PMLABD.Button TBA TBA
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

TBATBALECD.Button TBA TBA20655Textbook
W05:30PM-07:15PMLABD.ButtonSCC MAIN TEC 100
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 13-May 16

T05:30PM-07:20PMLECH.Hogan TBA TBA18017Textbook
T07:30PM-08:45PMLABH.Hogan 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 362    Web Design II    3 Units

Prerequisite: GCOM 361 with a grade of "C" or better and CISW 320 with a grade of "C" or better, or proof of equivalent experience using HTML and CSS.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: In this course, career-minded students will explore advanced concepts of website communications, applying user-centered design principles to improve interactive features. Using an industry-standard CMS (content management system), students will learn to add extensions to the core features, advanced theme customization with CSS, child themes, and customized functions and layouts. Students will improve interaction with users through social media and email marketing, eCommerce, advanced forms and surveys, targeted SEO, and event calendars. Students who complete this course will have the ability to create and manage complex website systems and tools. Students will be required to have or purchase Web hosting and a domain name ($50-$75).

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Th09:00AM-09:50AMLECH.HoganSCC MAIN TEC 10020547Textbook
TBATBALECH.Hogan TBA TBA20547Textbook
Th10:00AM-11:15AMLABH.HoganSCC MAIN TEC 100
TBATBALABH.Hogan 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 Heather Hogan at
hoganh@scc.losrios.edu


TBA LEC: Lectures are approximately half in-person and half online through an 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 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 13-May 16

T09:00AM-10:50AMLECP.CrandleySCC MAIN TEC 10317578Textbook
T11:00AM-12:15PMLABP.CrandleySCC MAIN TEC 103
TBATBALABP.Crandley 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 10320549Textbook
F03:15PM-04:45PMLABP.CrandleySCC MAIN TEC 103
TBATBALABP.Crandley 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 13-May 16

Th01:00PM-02:50PMLECP.CrandleySCC MAIN TEC 10317647Textbook
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.
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 13-May 16

Th09:00AM-10:50AMLECP.CrandleySCC MAIN TEC 10317409Textbook
Th11:00AM-12:30PMLABP.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.
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 13-May 16

M05:30PM-07:35PMLECM.OkadaSCC MAIN TEC 10318476Textbook
M07:45PM-09:15PMLABM.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 13-May 16

T01:00PM-02:05PMLECP.CrandleySCC MAIN TEC 10317957Textbook
T03:00PM-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 13-May 16

F11:00AM-01:05PMLECR.WaxmanSCC MAIN TEC 10018172Textbook
W11:00AM-12:30PMLABR.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 13-May 16

F11:00AM-01:05PMLECR.WaxmanSCC MAIN TEC 10018478Textbook
W11:00AM-12:30PMLABR.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: 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 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 13-May 16

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W11:00AM-12:30PMLABR.WaxmanSCC MAIN TEC 100
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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 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 13-May 16

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

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 15, 2017