Dual Credit

Graphic Design Dual Credit

Semester Two high school credits and two college courses

Become familiar with basic, traditional camera techniques as well as digital imaging.

Overview

Digital Photography – AFK4T (College Course: GRD124)

Special effects and conventional darkroom manipulation will be taught with appropriate computer applications. In addition to developing basic technical competency in photography, the course will instill in the student a sense of visual literacy.

Computer Imagery – TGB4T (College Course: GRD114)

This course will explore the endless and exciting possibilities of an image editing and painting program. Introductory exercises will highlight colour systems; file size relationships, scanned images, palettes, layers, channels, type and special effects. Through practical assignments, students will develop an understanding of rasterized imagery, photo manipulation, and special effects to be used for print or web based design. The skills learned in this course will enable the students to more productively complete assignments and projects required in other courses and in the workplace.

Length:

Afternoon or morning release for one semester.

Note:

  • Tuition, materials, equipment and transportation fees will be covered through the Dual Credit program.
  • All students are expected to attend an orientation session prior to taking part in any Dual Credit program.
  • Students will be contacted by the SCWI Program Assistant, at least one week prior to the start of the program, to be provided with a date, time and location for each orientation session.
  • Students involved in this program will be excused from their regular classes or co-op to attend the College.

Students who may need learning opportunities outside of high school and who would benefit from a college or apprenticeship experience to complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma.

AFK4T/GRD124 Digital Photography
TGB4T/GRD114 Computer Imagery

Dual credit programs can help students transition from high school to college and apprenticeship programs. They can help students complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma while customizing their learning with exposure to the college environment.

Students have the opportunity to:

  • Earn high school credits while studying at a local college or taking apprenticeship training
  • Gain experience in the transition to postsecondary education or apprenticeship
  • Get a head start on learning and training for their future careers.

Dual credit programs can help you transition from high school to college and apprenticeship programs. They can help students complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma while customizing learning with exposure to the college environment.

Students have the opportunity to:

  • Earn high school credits while studying at a local college or taking apprenticeship training
  • Gain experience in the transition to postsecondary education or apprenticeship
  • Get a head start on learning and training for future careers.