Office: Bldg 19 Room 218E
Office Hours: Posted
Mailing Address: MS 3190
3410 W Fort George Wright Dr
Spokane, WA 99224-5288
Activities include lecture/discussions, lab time, and presentations. Students research subject matter with the purpose of determining the methods of their creation. In addition, oral critiques will be held. Projects include various exercises culminating with an interactive portfolio of their work in graphic design.
If you have completed the criteria and competency listing on any given project you will receive a 3.0. If you do not meet these industry standards you will receive an “I” for incomplete. Any incomplete projects need to be completed within 5 lab days after the final due date. To receive a passing grade. To move toward a 4.0 you must exceed
expectations in either work ethic, artistic ability, production skills, writing skills, computer skills, people skills or idea development.
If the “rough” deadline is missed for the Process or Projects courses, grades for the project go down one full grade. If a “comprehensive” design deadline is missed for the Process or Projects courses, grades for the project go down one full grade. If a “final project” deadline is missed for the Projects course, grade for the project goes down one full grade. Projects completed after the 5 lab days will receive a 0.0 and will be averaged into the overall grade for the course. All projects need to be completed otherwise student receives a 0.0 for the course. At least one project must meet the deadlines or student receives a 0.0 for the course. If an instructor is absent, sign-off can be obtained from another instructor. Attendance is crucial to your progress and will be taken at the beginning of every class. The attendance policy is as follows:
More than 6 absences = 0.0 grade point
Cell phones must be turned off in the classroom.
Be prepared: Bring your sketch book, paper, pencils, pens, disks, ideas, pictures to scan, research, and textbooks to class. You need to create a binder that contains your class handouts, competency listings and sign off sheet This should be with you at all times. It is recommended that you get extra storage media to make multiple backups of your work. Communication: Email is required for this course. If you do not have an email account at home, you can sign up for free email using:
or any other free email client
You may access your email using the lab, however please do not use the lab for "chat" or general web surfing. Email is checked by the faculty Monday thru Friday. Please allow 24 hours for your instructor to reply to your email.
Note: This course syllabus is only for the quarter listed above and appropriate changes may be made by the faculty. Also, future syllabi for this course may be different.