DES 280

Motion Concepts

Design College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Studio course instructing students in the art of design and communication with motion and sound. Design principles, editing, and narrative concepts are employed to create short motion design projects.

When Taught

Fall, Winter, and Spring

Grade Rule

Standard Grade Rule: A B C D E I

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

6

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Department of Design BFA and BA majors only.

Title

Story and Mood

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to create a story and mood with movement and animation using editing to control the story.

Title

Designing with Time, Space, and Sound

Learning Outcome

Students will create projects that demonstrate understanding of time, 2D and 3D space, and sound.

Title

Motion Graphics Projects

Learning Outcome

Students apply design principles and narrative techniques to animation and motion graphics projects using current professional standard tools.

Title

Written and Oral Communication

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to effectively explain and defend their work using written and oral communication skills.