Design Studio FAQ's

1. What is Design Studio?
2. Who is eligible for the program?
3. How many students will be accepted into the program?
4. What areas of design are taught?
5. How much design experience is required?
6.Who are the instructors and session leaders of the program?
7. What type of credit do students earn upon completing the program?

 

What is Design Studio?
Design Studio is a rigorous one week studio experience specifically for high school students interested in a graphic or multimedia design career. The program exposes students to a real-world design studio experience while exploring a diverse array of design industry areas, such as web design and layout, 3-D modeling, video design, motion graphics, digital photography, typography, publication design and computer illustration.

 

Who is eligible for the program?
Any current high school student. Students are required to submit an application, which includes references from a teacher and community member. Completed applications should identify the student's interest in a graphic or multimedia design area.

 

How many students are accepted into the program?
Due to the intensive and hands-on nature of the program, the program is limited to only 16 students each year.

 

What areas of design are taught?
We focus on a variety of disciplines including web design and layout, 3-D modeling, video design, motion graphics, digital photography, typography, publication design and computer illustration.

 

How much design experience is required?

Though some of the projects seem very artistic, design experience is not required, but it is helpful. A positive attitude and a genuine interest in design are more important. All projects are catered to the student's individual knowledge and ability level.

 

Who are the instructors and session leaders of the program?
Instructors and session leaders are graphic and multimedia design professors at Carroll.  All instructors have passed a federal criminal background check.

 

What type of credit do students earn upon completing the program?
Students who successfully complete the program while maintaining adequate attendance earn Carroll's Continuing Education certificate, as well as Continuing Education Units (CEUs).  College credits are not awarded in this program.

 

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