Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

DMA 260 ‡ Graphic Design I (3)

Prerequisite(s): ART 103, ART 106, or permission of instructor.

A studio course introducing the process and purpose of graphic design. Studio, research, and problem-solving methodologies; review of basic design principles; and design applications to include identity and information, editorial, promotional, and advertising. This class serves as the foundation for intermediate and advanced graphic design course work and will focus on the use of Macintosh computers and Adobe software including Photoshop and Illustrator.

2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory.