Design 1

Design 1
Study in 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 create visual representations of ideas and messages.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 6.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesGraphic Design emphasis or Advertising Design minor acceptance.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining DESGD 245
Course Outcomes

The Design Process

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

Principles and Elements of Design

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.

Composition, Color, Effective Use of Type, Photography

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.

Communication Mediums

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

Basic Printing Processes

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

Paper and Printing Choices

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

Graphic Design Market and Careers

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