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    Jun 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

ART 1450 - Graphic Design I

Goals: To develop basic skill sets and fundamental conceptual frameworks for both creating and analyzing graphic communications across a variety of communication uses.

Content: The course covers the process of research, ideation, digital concept development and final execution to deliver design solutions that blend professional graphic design practices with methods of self-expression. Students will study how a composition is “read” by a viewer, theories of design and typography, ethical considerations in design practice, and historical and contemporary trends in visual communication.

Taught: Annually

Prerequisite: DMA 1120

NOTE: ART 1120 (Fundamentals of Design) is the prerequisite for Graphic Design I; however, students with prior coursework or significant experience in graphic design may qualify to waive the prerequisite and register for ART 1450. Please submit a prerequisite override request in Workday if you think you might qualify.

Credits: 4