2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 276

D-276 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
D–CourseDescriptions
GRAPHICCOMMUNICATIONS
DesignFundamentals
GRC 107
3.00 - 4.00
Prerequisite: None
Foundation course in the application and appreciation of the basic principles and elements of design, including form, shape, value and
spatial relationships. Emphasiswill be placed on developing creative skills andworkingwith the design process. Challenge by portfolio is
available.
Color andDesign
GRC 109
3.00 - 4.00
Prerequisite: None
Color theories, color technologies and the applications of color in art and design. Intermediate, two-dimensional design problems focusing
on the compositional, optical and psychological aspects of visual communication.
Renderingand Illustration
GRC 110
4.00
Prerequisite: None
Foundation course for developing basic skills and techniques in visualizing and rendering images in 2D and 3D presentations. Projectswill
focus onmanual techniques and their applications in print and digitalmedia. Challenge by portfolio is available. This coursemay not
transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
ComputerGraphics/PrintMedia
GRC 118
3.00 - 4.00
Prerequisite: GRC 107 andGRC 109, or approval of instructor.
Foundation course that introduces computer systems and applications as they relate to graphic communication for printmedia. Classwill
present a project-based overview of vector-draw, imagemanipulation, page layout and electronic publishing software. Challenge exam is
available.
ComputerGraphics/Digital Media
GRC 119
3.00 - 4.00
Prerequisite: GRC 107, GRC109, andGRC 110 or approval of instructor.
Foundation course that introduces computer systems and applications as they relate to graphic communications for digitalmedia. Class
will present a project-based overview of content creation, Web design,Web animation, digital video and 3Dmodeling. Challenge exam is
available.
SoftwareApplications-BeginningPhotoshop
GRC 120
0.50 - 1.00
Prerequisite: None
Softwareworkshop focusing on beginning techniques and applications of the current version ofAdobePhotoshop. Class is taught hands on
with software demonstrations.Classmay be used toward theGraphicCommunicationsCertificate butmay not be used toward theAAS
GraphicCommunicationsDegree. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in the
NevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
SoftwareApplications-AdvancedPhotoshop
GRC 123
0.50 - 1.00
Prerequisite: None
Softwareworkshop focusing on advanced techniques and applications of the current version ofAdobePhotoshop. Class is taught hands on
with software demonstrations.Classmay be used toward theGraphicCommunicationsCertificate butmay not be used toward theAAS
GraphicCommunicationsDegree. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in the
NevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
SoftwareApplications-Beginning Illustrator
GRC 124
0.50 - 1.00
Prerequisite: None
Softwareworkshop focusing on beginning techniques and applications of the current version ofAdobe Illustrator. Class is taught hands on
with software demonstrations.Classmay be used toward theGraphicCommunicationsCertificate butmay not be used toward theAAS
GraphicCommunicationsDegree. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in the
NevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
GraphicSoftware
GRC 125
0.50 - 1.00
Prerequisite: None
Avariety of short courses in software packages specific to graphic communications and digitalmedia applications. Classeswill include
current software packages and upgrade-specific training.Verify type of software and level of instruction in current schedule of classes.
Grading is pass/withdraw. This coursemay be repeated for up to eight credits. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art
or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
SoftwareApplications-Advanced Illustrator
GRC 126
0.50 - 1.00
Prerequisite: None
Softwareworkshop focusing on advanced techniques and applications of the current version ofAdobe Illustrator. Class is taught hands on
with software demonstrations.Classmay be used toward theGraphicCommunicationsCertificate butmay not be used toward theAAS
GraphicCommunicationsDegree. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in the
NevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).

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