Graphic Arts and Design Technology

(previous year's class name Visual Imaging Technology)

Our goal is to help students create eye-catching artwork such as Illustrations, Graphic Art, 3D Art, and Printable Media using both traditional styles and computer technology. With the newly developed industry level iMac lab the course is conducted in a business like atmosphere, researching real jobs with real deadlines. Any student who enters the class with a positive and creative attitude, and is willing and able to perform at a level above standard will be ready for college and/or entry-level jobs in the industry.

Skills you will learn:

  • Traditional Graphic Design
  • Adobe Illustrator Graphic Design
  • Traditional Color Theory
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Photo Retouching / Photo Composition
  • Traditional Advertising Design & Layout
  • Adobe InDesign Design & Layout
  • Industrial Design Applications

College Credit

Students attending Graphic Arts & Design Technology for two years will receive V.I.T. Certificate of Accomplishment.

Students have the opportunity to receive college credits through articulation agreements for local and national colleges. To be eligible students must be perform at the highest standards over a period of two years.

Articulations:

  • Macomb Community College
  • The Art Institute of Illinois – Chicago
  • Baker College