Graphic Design, high school students can acquire a fundamental understanding of the graphic communications and design world. They will learn the theories behind creating aesthetically pleasing designs and how to work with consumers. Students are exposed to trending technologies and community opportunities for live design work with friendly competitions. Exposure to career possibilities and discussion of ethical issues relating to graphic communications and design are also important threads in this course. Graphic Communications is defined as the processes and industries that create, develop, produce, and disseminate products utilizing or incorporating words or images to convey information, ideas, and feelings. GC products facilitate learning, enjoyment, motivation, and commerce. The graphics industry includes the family of market segments embracing the technologies of printing, publishing, packaging, electronic imaging, and their allied industries; they are often referred to as the graphic arts, print, and digital industries.