INDESIGN

  • Program: Graphic Design
  • Course: InDesign
  • Course #: MGDP1310
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

Adobe InDesign is a professional, industry standard page layout tool that allows you to integrate text and graphics with unparalleled precision and control. It provides seamless integration with Adobe's other production tools such as Photoshop and Illustrator. In this course you will cover basics of InDesign's workspace, document set-up, text formatting, layers, objects, frames, color models, graphic creation and modification, text linking and wrapping, bezier drawing techniques, tabs, tables, preflighting and printing.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Examine software user-interface
Identify various palette features
Demonstrate page set-up
Construct new document
Review application preferences
Apply paragraph formatting
Review application tools
Define master pages
Define style sheets
Modify graphic elements
Practice linking text containers
Prepare document for pre-flighting

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  MGDP1205 or instructor approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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