Hey All,
Welcome to ART124, more commonly known as Graphic Design.
I have uploaded the course Syllabus and the assignment brief for the first Course Project.


Instructor Name: Mike Massengale                                   

Phone:            864-458-8449                                               

Email: Michael.Massengale@Converse.edu

Office Location:205

Office Hours: MW 5:15-6pm




Major, Minor, Elective credit. A beginning course in layout design. Students will complete projects dealing with graphic visualization, packaging and layout. Lab fee.



  1. Student will be able to cultivate creativity using a computer with Adobe applications.
  2. Student will be able to research the theory of design and implement research in class projects.
  3. Student will be able to acknowledge the difference between good and bad design.
  4. Student will be able to understand why certain processes are used in design and when best to use them.
  5. Student will be able to receive unorganized text and photos and creatively solve problems in layouts.
  6. Student will by watching tutorials outside of the class as well as keeping a sketch book begin to understand their sources of inspiration.
  7. Student will have a beginner base of the Adobe applications of InDesign, Illustrator and Photos shop.