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Web Design/Production Web Analytics provides sophisticated traffic information about a website, and is a must for every business entity with an internet presence. It delivers a comprehensive array of business intelligence and visitor behavior insights. Google provides a free analytics service which has already captured a major share of the analytics market. This course will introduce the learner to Google Analytics. They will also learn about SEO, Search Engine Optimization and techniques to raise the ranking of a web site within search engines. The student will build their own web site, evaluate it for optimization and analyze the site for traffic flow.3MGDP1250MGDP2100View
Applied TypographyIn this intermediate level course the student will immerse themselves in the craft of typography. Focus will be to develop skills in typesetting, exploration of letterforms, type classifications, letter spacing, kerning, hyphenation logic, and all typographic conventions applied to control the aesthetic properties of type. Students will develop an appreciation for the beauty of typographic letterform, learn to solve design problems principally with type, create organizational hierarchy, instill appropriate rules and guidelines, as well as research and discuss great type design.3MGDP1205MGDP2080View
Web Design & Development IIIThe dynamic needs of modern web applications would not be possible without server-side technologies. This course explores PHP by developing dynamically driven content, form processing, Content Management Systems (CMS) and will focus on WordPress. Topics also include database setup, database queries, publishing and syncing to a web host. In this project-based course, students design and develop a dynamic website utilizing WordPress as a CMS. Concepts include WordPress fundamentals, creating custom themes, website maintenance, and using plug-ins to extend WordPress. This course also continues to explore HTML, CSS, JavaScript, asset management, design considerations, remote hosting, and live publishing (FTP) as introduced in Web Design & Development I & II.3MGDP1250MGDP2060View
Web Design & Development IIThis course introduces intermediate HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) concepts including positioning and layout, responsive design, CSS3 concepts, and basic scripting. The learner will build an effective and dynamic navigation system, learn how to use page layout, work with typography, colors, backgrounds, and use white space. The course will use a project-based approach, follow industry's best practices, and the learner will design and develop a fully functional web site for a semester project. The learner will examine user experience by conducting user research, developing user personas and evaluating scenarios. They will also utilize information architecture, user interface design, prototype creation, and usability testing and analysis.3MGDP1250MGDP2050View
Collateral AdvertisingThis advanced course examines the graphic designer's role in the layout and design of publications including booklets, brochures, direct mail and multi-page projects. Lectures and lab will cover current trends and technological practices within the graphic design industry. Students will produce comprehensive visuals for several publications using the elements and principles of design. Collateral materials created in this course will be included in the student's final portfolio.3MGDP1330 or instructor approvalMGDP2040View
Packaging and Display AdvertisingThis advanced course students explore the production of 3-D form and surface graphics. The student will use a creative approach design multiple projects including packaging, display and environmental outdoor advertising. Students will create 3-D prototypes for various packages and build models for point-of-purchase displays and large signage. Projects will be designed for inclusion in student portfolios.3MGDP1330, MGDP1340, MGDP1350, or instructor approvalMGDP2030View
Applied Graphic DesignThis course incorporates hands-on application of Fundamentals of Graphic Design combined with creativity and tools from software and other lecture courses. Students will apply the principles and elements of design to hands-on projects. The learner will create and design projects from concept to completion. The projects developed in this course will be used in the student's portfolio.3MGDP1010, MGDP1205, and MGDP1240, or instructor approvalMGDP2010View
Specialized LabThis course is designed for students who want to enhance their skills and knowledge in order to become more proficient in specialized areas of the curriculum. Specialized lab content must be different from or beyond the expected skill level available in current course offerings. Students will have the ability to direct their efforts, with instructor approval, in curriculum activities that meet their needs. A `Specialized Lab Training Agreement` must be signed by the student and the instructor and submitted to the registrar at the time of registration.1_to_4Instructor approvalMGDP1900View
Advanced DreamweaverThis second-level course will take the learner beyond the basics of Dreamweaver. Covered in this course will be integration of templates, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Extensible Mark-up Language (XML), Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP), Javascript and Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds. The learner will design advanced navigation systems, build usable forms, set up site maps, apply data-base content, SPRY Widgets, use Design Notes, and apply CSS to their web site integration.3MGDP1265 and MGDP1320MGDP1370View
CSS for DesignersCSS (Cascading Style Sheets) gives Web designers control over the appearance of their web sites by managing visual content. CSS allows the designer to make a complete overhaul of visual design by completing minor changes to the CSS programming language. This course presents the essentials of CSS, including selectors, the cascade and inheritance. It also covers how to build an effective and dynamic navigation system, how to use page layout, work with typography, colors, backgrounds, and white space. We will use a project-based approach and the learner will design and develop a fully functional web site for a semester project.3MGDP1230 and MGDP1265MGDP1365View