State College Area High School

Our Mission: To prepare students for lifelong success through excellence in education

Course Description

This semester course offers a fantastic way to be introduced to a variety of STEM Engineering computer graphic imaging software packages and concepts, used for 2D and 3D animation and image design.  Software packages introduced in this course include:  Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, Flash and After Effects.  Autodesk’s 3D Studio is used for 3D modeling and animation.  Throughout the course, you will be involved with hands-on experiences creating; desktop video with Adobe Premiere, animations for the web using Adobe Flash, Gaming level design with Flash and 3D Studio, original images for t-shirts,  mouse pads, or other print images using Adobe Photoshop, and Photograph repairs and enhancements using Photoshop.  Concepts of STEM technology will be learned while each student works on his or her own high-end PC within the classroom.  The goal is to enhance and develop skills for all State High graduates as they enter an increasingly technological world.  Students will design and deliver a presentation using the skills learned throughout this course.  E-mail and Internet access are used to enhance communication abilities throughout the course.  Other software packages such as Microsoft Office products and Internet browsers are used to aid classroom instruction.  This course is a prerequisite for Computer Graphics 2.



Last Modified on January 24, 2012