Tompkins Cortland Community College

ART 270 - Computer Graphics


This course introduces the essential elements required to proficiently create raster and vector graphics using professional computer software. The student learns to apply compositional, stylistic, and conceptual solutions to computer graphics. The course focuses on the mastery of learning the main components and workflow of a raster and a vector software application to create a variety of graphics. Students study professional work in the graphics fields in order to explore various aesthetic choices and techniques and understand the various uses of digital graphics in the field of Graphic Design. ART 270 fulfills the SUNY General Education requirement in The Arts, but is not a Liberal Arts course. Additional course fee (included in tuition bill) required. Prerequisites: ART 109; prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENGL 100 or ESL 120/ 121/122. 3 Cr. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.) Spring semester.