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Vector Graphics: Adobe Illustrator GDES 1270

Graphic Design Course

Course details

This is a hands-on course where students will learn and apply Adobe Illustrator's tools and functions in order tocreate complex vector graphics that can be used in a variety of media, large or small. Students will produce and edit sophisticated scalable vector graphics for both print and online use, including icons and logos, illustrations, creative typographic treatments and more. Exercises and projects will aid you in acquiring familiarity of an indispensable application in the graphic design environment.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$574.24 - $600.13 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of GDES 1270 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 90646

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Mar 21 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 90646
  • $600.13
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 21 Tue 18:00 - 21:15 Downtown DTC Rm. 870
Instructor

Andrew Sugianto

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$600.13

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. In order to access the Adobe Creative Cloud on your personal devices for off campus use, a subscription will be required. The cost of your Adobe subscription will be in addition to the tuition fee for this course. Information explaining how to obtain a discounted Adobe subscription is available on the BCIT Software Access webpage www.bcit.ca/it-services/software-access/ ... If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist: sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca
Status

CRN 90639

Duration

Thu Jan 05 - Thu Mar 23 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 90639
  • $574.24
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Mahmoud Abdel-Hai

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$574.24

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. This course will be delivered entirely online, however, is an asynchronous course which does not require that you meet each week at a specific time. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. In order to access the Adobe Creative cloud on your personal devices for off campus use, a subscription will be required. The cost of your Adobe subscription will be in addition to the tuition fee for this course. Information explaining how to obtain a discounted Adobe subscription is available on the BCIT Software Access webpage It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Please check to ensure you meet the computer requirements for the class. If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist: sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the difference between vector and raster graphics.
  • Build logos, marks, and symbols.
  • Create illustrations based on raster images, hand-drawn illustrations, and hand lettering.
  • Draw precise, mathematically correct artwork such as maps, diagrams, die-lines, and charts.
  • Combine imagery and type into word marks.
  • Represent data visually.
  • Create graphic images based on type.
  • Apply raster effects to vector illustrations.
  • Combine image and type into a single page layout.
  • Create libraries of images, effects, and colour palettes for use in multiple projects.
  • Explore 3D mock-ups for packaging and product display.

Effective as of Winter 2023

Related Programs

Vector Graphics: Adobe Illustrator (GDES 1270) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Graphic Design
    Certificate Full-time/Part-time
  2. Graphic Design Foundations
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Media Techniques and Marketing Communications
    Certificate Part-time
  4. Media Techniques for Business
    Certificate Part-time
  5. User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) Design
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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