Art & Art History

University of Mississippi

Courses: Graphic Design

  • Art 360: Vector Imaging
    Students receive instruction in Adobe Illustrator, the standard illustration program used by designers on a Macintosh platform. They are introduced to vector graphics with emphasis on both technical and artistic mastery.
  • Art 361: Graphic Design I, Typography
    Formal aspects of graphic design with emphasis in typography in the graphic design process; a history of type design and applied problems composing publications with type and the use of the computer in completing projects.
  • Art 362: Graphic Design II, Production Design
    Instruction in theory and techniques involving file preparation for publications. Course includes illustration and layout production.
  • Art 363: Illustration
    Visual and conceptual exploration of various techniques and media involved in artwork for reproduction in publications.
  • Art 364: Web Design I
    Theoretical and technical exploration of the various uses for computer-based imagery, including basic multimedia and Internet development. HTML and Macromedia FLASH are introduced.
  • Art 366: Letterpress
    Students will learn fundamentals of typesetting and principles of typography, and they will use movable type and hand-operated printing presses.
  • Art 460: Graphic Design III, Package Design
    Theory and techniques of design for package production with instruction in preparing prototypes.
  • Art 461: Advanced Graphic Design and Illustration
    Preparation of professional portfolio materials in the student’s area of interest.
  • Art 465: Web Design II
    Advanced conceptual and technical exploration of Web design with Macromedia Dreamweaver. Topics may include historical issues in computer graphics, Internet development, multimedia, two-or three-dimensional animation and static image manipulation.
  • Art 560: Vector Imaging
    Instruction in Adobe Illustrator, the standard illustration program used by designers, on a Macintosh platform. Introduction to vector graphics with emphasis on both technical and artistic mastery for advanced art students.
  • Art 561: Typography
    Formal aspects of graphic design with emphasis on typography in the graphic design process; a history of type design and applied problems in composing publications with type, and the use of the computer in completing projects for advanced art students.
  • Art 564: Web Design I
    Theoretical and technical exploration of the various uses for computer-based imagery, including basic multimedia and Internet development. HTML and Macromedia FLASH are introduced to advanced art students.
  • Art 565: Web Design II
    Advanced conceptual and technical exploration of Web design with Macromedia Dreamweaver. Topics may include historical issues in computer graphics, Internet development, multimedia, two-or three-dimensional animation and static image manipulation.
  • Art 566: Letterpress Printing
    Students will expand their knowledge of typesetting and letterpress printing with experimentation of materials and conceptual development. They will use movable type, photopolymer plates and hand-operated printing presses.
  • Art 661: Advanced Typography
    Formal aspects of graphic design with emphasis on typography and its uses in graphic design process, history of type design and applied problems composing publications with type and use of the computer in completing projects.
  • Art 664: Web Design I
    Theoretical and technical exploration of uses for computer-based imagery, including basic multimedia and Internet development. HTML and Macromedia FLASH art introduced.

Graphic Design

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What is Graphic Design?