ADVANCED PAGE LAYOUT

  • Program: Graphic Design
  • Course: Advanced Page Layout
  • Course #: MGDP1330
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This is an intermediate level of digital page layout designed to solidify concepts learned in the introductory page layout courses. This project-based course takes basic skills to the next level and focuses on production standards for using digital page layout using Adobe InDesign. Students will be required to create various single and multi-page projects emphasizing their ability to utilize page design, color application, color separation, libraries, style sheets, multi-page/master pages, advanced typographical techniques, and various output devices. A final portfolio quality capstone project will culminate course work.

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:
Construct industry standard page layouts
Diagnose matching type formatting attributes
Compile typography/printing measurements
Identify paragraph formatting
Differentiate style sheet components
Analyze component container attributes
Explore color separation techniques
Manipulate font management software
Identify preflight specifications
Investigate advanced paragraph features

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details

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