2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 144

B-144 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
GraphicCommunications
CERTIFICATEOFACHIEVEMENT
The certificateof achievement ingraphic
communications prepares students for jobs in areas
of graphic communications.This includes graphic
design, advertisingdesign, electronicmediaproduction
and computer graphics for a varietyofmedia.The
program instructs inboth theory and applicationon
the latest print andmonitor-basedgraphics software.
GRC certificates are for studentswhomayhave a
degreeor have industry experience and are looking for
certification in their field.
CERTIFICATEOUTCOMES
Students completing the certificatewill:
• Understandandapplyhistorical and current design theories and
concepts in theproductionof visually engagingmedia thatmeets
the requirements of thegraphic communications industry.
• Acquire abroad skill set in current graphics related technologies,
including computer software applications, processes andother
production techniquesused in thegraphic communications
industry.
GENERALEDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS
COMMUNICATIONS.........................................3CREDITS
BUS107or COM113preferredor choose from ENG101 (113), 102
(114), 107, 108, 220, 221, or COM215
HUMANRELATIONS........................................3CREDITS
MGT212preferredor choose fromCE201, CPD126, 129, 132,MGT
171, 201, 235orPSY102
MATHEMATICS...................................................3CREDITS
BUS117orMATH120preferredor choose fromCUL245, ECON261,
262, all otherMATH courses100-level or above, PSY210or SOC210
TOTALGENERAL
EDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS...............9CREDITS
EMPHASISREQUIREMENTS
Choose 21 credits from the following list:
GRC107 DesignFundamentals................................................ 3-4
GRC109 Color andDesign........................................................ 3-4
GRC110 Renderingand Illustration......................................... 3-4
GRC118 ComputerGraphics/PrintMedia. ............................... 3-4
GRC119 ComputerGraphics/DigitalMedia.............................. 3-4
GRC125 GraphicsSoftware......................................................1-9
GRC132 BasicPrinciplesofAnimation.........................................3
GRC135 Storyboarding................................................................3
GRC144 ElectronicLayout andTypography.................................3
GRC153 Commercial PrintingProcesses......................................4
GRC156 Computer Illustration.....................................................3
GRC175 WebDesignandPublishing I. ........................................3
GRC183 Electronic Imaging I.......................................................3
GRC188 WebAnimationand Interactivity I.................................3
GRC244 ElectronicLayout andTypography II..............................3
GRC275 WebDesignandPublishing II. .......................................3
GRC283 Electronic Imaging II......................................................3
GRC284 3DModelingandAnimation .........................................3
GRC294 PortfolioWorkshop........................................................3
TOTALEMPHASISREQUIREMENTS..21CREDITS
TOTALCERTIFICATE
REQUIREMENTS..................................30CREDITS
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
For a suggestedprogram sequence, please contact the
GRCProgramoffice at 775-673-7291.
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