This course will introduce students to the skills needed in graphic design.  Students will be exposed to the elements and principles of design, effective thumb-nailing and typography.  This course will address how artwork and photographic images can be used in commercial design.  Students will create a digital portfolio for their projects.  Units will be based on the Print Ed competencies and the ND Graphic Communications Education Contact Standards for Introduction to Graphic Communications and Advertising Design.

Grades 10-12  (1 Credit, Year-Long Course)