DESGD 245

Design 2

Design College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Study the elements and principles of design through the use of form, visual principles, theoretical and visual experimentation, concept development, and creative thinking. Systems, symbols, icons and expressive typography will be used to visually represent ideas and messages.

When Taught

Fall, Winter, Spring

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

6

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Accepted graphic design pre-majors, Advertising Design minors, or instructor permission.

Fee

100

Note

Fee.

Title

The Design Process

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to understand and implement the design process.

Title

Principles and Elements of Design

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to analyze and implement the principles and elements of design (such as balance, contrast, shape, etc.) and their relationship to graphic design.

Title

Composition, Color, Effective Use of Type, Photography

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to utilize principles and skills in special areas such as composition, color, appropriate use of photography and illustration, and the effective use of text type.

Title

Communication Mediums

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to understand the graphic designer's role in working with various communication mediums, including print, broadcast, and digital media.

Title

Basic Printing Processes

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to identify and understand basic printing processes and the benefits and restrictions of each.

Title

Paper and Printing Choices

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to understand the impact of paper and printing choices on the environment.

Title

Graphic Design Market and Careers

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to understand the market and careers of graphic design.