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Course Details

Course Code: DSIN241 Course ID: 2620 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course examines the process of designing, developing, and deploying text and graphics in the industry standard vector graphics software application, Adobe Illustrator® CS5 or higher. Students will develop illustrations that take advantage of the broad set of tools, effects, and attributes available in Illustrator. They will learn to edit existing vector graphics files, and how to structure and mange vector graphics files for maximum efficiency and effectiveness. They will learn to format files for use in other applications and for output to a variety of imaging devices. Students must have access to Adobe Illustrator CS5 or higher software. Adobe Illustrator® is a registered trademark of Adobe, Inc.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
09/26/2022 - 03/03/2023 03/06/2023 - 04/30/2023 March Winter 2023 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

  • Identify fundamental terms associated with Adobe Illustrator.
  • Explain the essential elements in Adobe Illustrator.
  • Apply the use of Adobe Illustrator drawing tools.
  • Create and formatting text.
  • Organize vector illustrations with layers.
  • Use effects, styles and transparency tools.
  • Use advanced blending techniques, including Gradient Mesh.

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

  • Identify fundamental terms associated with Adobe Illustrator.
  • Explain the essential elements in Adobe Illustrator.
  • Apply the use of Adobe Illustrator drawing tools.
  • Create and formatting text.
  • Organize vector illustrations with layers.
  • Use effects, styles and transparency tools.
  • Use advanced blending techniques, including Gradient Mesh.

Book Title:DSIN241 - required software for this course is not covered by the APUS Book Grant. Purchase information is available here - https://apus.libguides.com/c.php?g=241438&p=3514444. Cost may vary by subscription length.
ISBN:DSIN241 Software
Electronic Unit Cost:$40.00
 
Book Title:Illustrator CS6 Basic, ACE Edition - e-book links provided inside the classroom
ISBN:9781426035593
Publication Info:CLASS-Logical Operations
Author:Logical Operations
Unit Cost:$19.05
Electronic Unit Cost:$16.84
 
Book Title:Photoshop CS6: Basic, ACE Edition, Student Manual - e-book links provided inside the classroom
ISBN:9781426035500
Publication Info:CLASS-Logical Operations
Author:Logical Operations
Unit Cost:$19.05
Electronic Unit Cost:$16.84
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.