ARTS 105 Design 1

This course begins the basic exploration of how choices are made in the construction of visual communications. The elements of art are discussed and then applied to principles of design to solve problems in two dimensional media

Credits

3 Credits

ARTS 105Design 1

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I. General Information

Department

ART

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

15-Oct

Semester Contact Hours Lab

60

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course begins the basic exploration of how choices are made in the construction of visual communications. The elements of art are discussed and then applied to principles of design to solve problems in two dimensional media

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Formal elements and principles of design. Using principles of design to support communicative issues such as concept, content and subject matter.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Explore basic elements of 2-dimensional media Apply basic design principles in 2-dimensional media

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Portfolio of 10 projects Final project

Required Exams

Portfolio at the end of the semester Critiques and individual presentations

Required Text

Textbook optional (David A. Laurel/Stephen Pentak – Design Basics) Portfolio ARTS109 – art supplies

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Portfolio of 10 projects Final project Portfolio at the end of the semester Critiques and individual presentations