OCTC Offering Graphic Design Courses
Owensboro, KY (07/15/2022) — Owensboro Community & Technical College (OCTC) announces the addition of two new graphic design courses that will be offered beginning in August. The courses are ART 251 Graphic Communication and ART 252: Typography, these online offerings will be taught by Joseph LoCicero, a Connecticut-based designer and educator.
ART 251: Graphic Communication I, is an introduction to basic graphic design techniques, and the art of using graphics to communicate visually. The ART 252: Typography course, is an introduction to the principles of typography, and the art of arranging and designing type to make written language appealing. These courses are offered as credit toward the Associate in Fine Arts degree. No prior experience or prerequisites are necessary.
Joseph LoCicero, earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Film and Television from New York University and a Master of Arts in Communication Arts from New York Institute of Technology. He specializes in print, collateral, and branding projects including advertising, book design, and educational marketing. Joseph LoCicero is currently an online instructor teaching graphic design at Kentucky Wesleyan College and branding at Bellevue University. He also teaches digital design and public speaking classes at several other colleges both online and in the classroom. He is particularly interested in teaching in the areas of Art & Design, Communication Design, Graphic Design, Branding, Conceptual Strategies and Advertising.
For more information about the Associate in Fine Arts degree option students may contact email@example.com. Students may apply to OCTC at owensboro.kctcs.edu or contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 270-686-4522. Current OCTC students may contact their advisor to register for these courses.
Owensboro Community & Technical College is one of the sixteen community and technical colleges that make up the Kentucky Community & Technical College System. OCTC serves the KY counties of Daviess, Hancock, Ohio and McLean. OCTC has three campuses in Daviess County and a Center and Annex in Hancock County. OCTC strives to serve the communities in the service area by providing associate degree education for transfer, state of the art technical education for students focusing on entering the workforce, customized business and industry solutions through the Workforce Solutions division, and adult education and business and industry testing through the SkillTrain unit.
The Kentucky Community and Technical College System is the Commonwealth's largest postsecondary institution with 16 colleges and more than 70 campuses. We also are Kentucky's largest provider of workforce training and online education. Through partnerships with business and industry, we align our programs to meet the needs of local employers. We help students fulfill their dreams of creating a better life through programs that lead directly to jobs or help them transfer to one of our four-year partners.
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