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Summer 2020

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ART213 - Digital Art Internship

Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Educationally structured work experience in a selected digital art or graphic art agency, under the supervision of agency personnel and the instructor. Provides opportunities to apply knowledge and skills to specific career application and objectives. A minimum of 150 hours required for completion. Spring only. Prerequisites: ART107 and ART207, or permission of instructor.

Lecture: 2 hrs.

Lab: 2 hrs.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Upon successful completion of this course as documented through writing, objective testing, case studies, laboratory practice, and/or classroom discussion, the student will be able to:

1.*Demonstrate the following skills and their application to the workplace by producing a professional design portfolio including but not limited to:
a. Layout and type manipulation
b. Properties and use of color
c. Creating and manipulating simple shapes
d. Linking external files to another document
e. Selection tools and use of filters in Photoshop
f. Scanning basics
g. Font identification
h. Digital font management
i. Managing output

2. Create and maintain a professional portfolio, including (but not limited to) the following:
a. Brochures
b. Magazine pre-production and cover design
c. Business cards

3. Demonstrate mastery of a selected area within the digital arts field by completing projects involving a minimum of 150 work hours in one or more of the following areas:
a. Graphic design - brochure production, layout, pre-press production
b. Web page design - java script, html, formatting graphics, interface design and structure, posting and linking
c. Digital video - shooting and editing, titling, audio-production
d. Animation - flash animation, web page, animation in director, animated titles

4. Demonstrate professional workplace behavior according to agreed-upon criteria.

* This course objective has been identified as a student learning outcome that must be formally assessed as part of the Comprehensive Assessment Plan of the college. All faculty teaching this course must collect the required data and submit the required analysis and documentation at the conclusion of the semester to the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment.


Content Outline:
1. Orientation meeting
2. Submission of proposed projects
3. Assignment of project with work site, client, and deadline
4. Additional projects assigned if necessary
5. Project/portfolio review

Effective Term: Fall 2014