Montgomery College 2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    Oct 06, 2022  
Montgomery College 2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GDES 218 - Graphic Design for the Web


(R only)

An examination of principles of design and design considerations as applied to the creation of web pages and websites. Emphasis is on visual communication principles and visual presentation aspects of webpages, including page layout, typography, color theory, navigation, and image creation and editing. Students will apply principles of design in the creation of a website. PREREQUISITE(S): ARTT 116 /GDES 116  or GDES 214 /PHOT 214  or consent of department. Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.

4 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Evaluate Web pages and Web sites based on design principles.
  • Apply graphical layout concepts to the creation of Web pages, utilizing industry standard digital tools.
  • Apply principles of color theory to the creation of Web pages, utilizing industry standard digital tools.
  • Apply principles of typography to the creation of Web pages, utilizing industry standard digital tools.
  • Demonstrate the ability to create and edit images for the Web, utilizing industry standard image creation and editing tools.
  • Demonstrate the creation of a well-designed Web site, utilizing industry standard digital tools.
  • Demonstrate methods for incorporating video and sound, utilizing industry standard digital tools.
  • Demonstrate the creation of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), or current industry standards, to produce Web layouts.
  • Demonstrate the incorporation of advanced techniques into the creation of Web pages, utilizing industry standard digital tools.


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