Design: Creative (DES)

DES 125     Visual Presentation I6/2

This course introduces visual presentation techniques for communicating ideas. Topics include drawing, perspective drawing, rendering and mixed media. Upon completion, students should be able to present a design concept through graphic media.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

DES 135     Principles and Elements of Design I6/4

This course introduces the basic concepts and terminology of design as they relate to the design profession. Topics include line, pattern, space, mass, shape, texture, color, unity, variety, rhythm, emphasis, balance, proportion, scale, and function. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles covered through 2D and 3D exploration.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

DES 136     Principles and Elements of Design II6/4

This course provides advanced study of design principles and elements. Emphasis is placed on color theory, pattern, and texture as used in design as well as an investigation of the psychology of color. Upon completion, students should be able to originate a color program for 2D and 3D exploration.

Prerequisite: Take DES 135;

Corequisite: None