Tompkins Cortland Community College

ART 117 - Design Foundations I


This course introduces the principles and elements of two-dimensional design and the foundations of visual communication through digital design and media. Conceptual and aesthetic problem-solving are explored through creative and practical applications of digital media in the course. Vector software is the main application utilized in the creation of projects but raster graphics are also introduced. Typography and typographic layouts are explored in the course. ART 117 fulfills the SUNY General Education requirement for The Arts. Prerequisites: Prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENGL 100 or ESL 120/121/122. 3 Cr. (2 Lec. 2 Lab.) Fall and spring semesters.