This is a list of all design courses. For more information, see Art and Art History.
DSGN:2500 Graphic Design I3 s.h.
DSGN:2600 Graphic Design II3 s.h.
Fundamentals of typography as a core element in visual communication; introduction to historical typographic practices as well as modern modes of designing with type. Prerequisites: ARTS:1510 and ARTS:1520. Corequisites: DSGN:2500. Same as UICB:2600.
DSGN:3120 Typography4 s.h.
Introduction to letterform and typographic fundamentals; designing with type--attention to composition, hierarchy, historical practice. Corequisites: DSGN:2110, if not taken as a prerequisite. Same as UICB:3310.
DSGN:3130 Web Site Design I3 s.h.
Designing for the World Wide Web; composition, manipulation, organization of type and images; projects, demonstrations, discussions. Prerequisites: DSGN:3120 and DSGN:2110.
DSGN:3500 Graphic Design III4 s.h.
DSGN:3600 Graphic Design IV4 s.h.
Implementing the fundamental knowledge and skills gained in previous design courses to explore the interaction of typography and visual image. Prerequisites: DSGN:2500 and DSGN:2600. Corequisites: DSGN:3500.
DSGN:4000 Graphic Design V4 s.h.
Critical theory and professional practice of branding and identity design; topics range from icon development to packaging design and prototyping. Prerequisites: DSGN:3500 and DSGN:3600. Corequisites: DSGN:4700.
DSGN:4130 Web Site Design II4 s.h.
Continuation of DSGN:3130; in-depth exploration and study of graphic design principles and their application in online and interactive media; further development of HTML, CSS, other related technologies. Prerequisites: DSGN:3130 and DSGN:3110. Corequisites: DSGN:4110 or DSGN:4140, if not taken as prerequisites.
DSGN:4199 Undergraduate Individual Instruction1-3 s.h.
Individual instruction in design for advanced students.
DSGN:4700 Graphic Design VI4 s.h.
Advanced exploration of contemporary and experimental user interface and user experience design methodology; topics include design for mobile devices and wearables, as well as immersive environments. Prerequisites: DSGN:3500 and DSGN:3600. Corequisites: DSGN:4000.
DSGN:4800 Graphic Design VII4 s.h.
Provides students with a concentrated semester-long opportunity to investigate a design project driven by their own personal research interests; projects are closely guided by faculty and are critiqued throughout the semester; critical theory readings and discussion. Prerequisites: DSGN:4000 or DSGN:4700.
DSGN:6175 Graphic Design VIII4 s.h.
Introduction to complex problems in graphic design; planning, development, and organization of integrated design programs; activities include research and studio assignments, individual presentations, discussions, demonstrations, and critiques.
DSGN:6299 Individual Instruction in Designarr.