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Communication Technology

The Communication Technology pathway is ideal for students interested in writing, communication technology or in web-based communication and design.

parameters | students must have access to a computer work station and appropriate software.

COM 1035 Graphic Tools

pre-requisite - COM 1005 Visual Composition

Students are introduced to the basics of computer graphics (vector and raster), and graphic computer programs.

COM 1145 Animation 1

pre-requisite - COM 1005 Visual Composition

Students must have access to basic analogue or digital animation equipment (examples include but are not limited to animation board, camera/image-capture device with single frame ability and/or a computer with animation software).

Students are introduced to a variety of animation techniques and produce a simple animation; the focus is on basic skills, including planning, keyframing, stage set-up and production, used to create a moving picture.

COM 1165 Printing 1

pre-requisite - COM 1005 Visual Composition

Students are introduced to basic layout and design techniques as well as to various print reproduction processes using a positive or negative master such as digital, offset, screen, vinyl plotting, wide format and laser cutting.

COM 1005 Visual Composition

Students learn to employ fundamental elements and principles of design for various media and gain a strong foundational multidisciplinary experience in preparation for other Communication Technology courses.

COM 1015 Media

pre-requisite - COM 1005 Visual Composition

Students must have access to facilities or equipment such as a computer, software, still and/or video cameras, image-capture devices, display equipment and/or print or image-production equipment.
Students discover the impact of the media and develop fundamental skills to relay a message effectively using various forms of media; e.g., photography, print, Web and audio or video production.