Warrensville Heights High School

Visual Design is an exciting opportunity for students to explore the nature of communication and more fully develop their creative talents. In this course of study, students plan, design and produce their own projects from concept to finished product.
In Visual Design, you will learn about layout, color theory, typography and the design thinking process to solve visual communication problems.
This course of study will:
• Give you the opportunity to get certified in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
• Give you the opportunity to learn real world design skills in a production environment
• Prepare you for an entry level career in a design production environment
• Prepare you to study visual communication design at the collegiate level

Skills & Traits Necessary for Success:

  • The skills associated with Graphic Imaging are directly related to various phases of newspaper and magazine publishing.
  • The skills learned can be used as a foundation for college-level studies.

Careers in Graphic Imaging:

  • Desktop Publishing
  • Design and Layout Preparation
  • High-tech Copying Equipment Operation
  • High-speed Offset Press Operation
  • Computer-based Printing and Duplication
  • Screen Printing Technology
  • Pursue Related Careers in Two or Four-Year College

Two-Year Program:

  • Grades 11 & 12
  • 3 credits toward graduation each year
  • Class fee of $21 plus cost of supplies

Instructor: Rachel Clingman

Rachel Clingman