|Hours||3.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 4.0 Lab|
|Prerequisites||Pre-graphic design, pre-illustration, pre-photography, pre-design, pre-ARTED major/minor status.|
|Taught||Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer|
|Programs||Containing DES 115|
Students will be able to apply creative, analytical, and critical thinking to solve visual problems through the design process.
Students will be able to express, analyze, and discuss visual ideas using language that demonstrates understanding of visual concepts and terms as well as appreciate the central role of visual communication and ideas in creative design.
Design Theory and Practice
Students will be able to demonstrate fluency in fundamentals of two-dimensional design theory by applying design principles in compositional exercises, including unity, variety, balance, emphasis, rhythm etc.
Color Theory and Application
Students will be able to express mood and emotion visually by understanding and applying principles of color theory in compositions.
Design Aesthetics and Presentation
Students will be able to exhibit good organization, craftsmanship, presentation and taste in design exercises, projects, and assignments.