DEA 1101

DEA 1101

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

DEA 1101 is an introductory design studio.  The primary course objective is to introduce principles of visual literacy as it pertains to two-dimensional and three-dimensional issues in design at all scales.  Concepts about representation, expression, composition, color, form, light, structure, and function will be explored through project based learning.  The emphasis will be on learning explicit compositional concepts, visualization skills, and media techniques as well as implicit design sensitivities to serve the student throughout the rest of his or her DEA experience and beyond.

When Offered Fall, spring.

Fees Cost of materials: approx. $200.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: DEA majors, 20 students.

Satisfies Requirement DEA majors must earn a B- or higher in DEA 1101 to enroll in subsequent studios.

  • Develop grounding in the field through the learning 2D and 3D design principles both in theory and in practice (comprehend discipline and field).
  • Investigate a number of disciplinary perspectives including painting, typography, mathematics, engineering, architecture, product design, and interiors in the studio projects (apply multi-disciplinary perspectives).
  • Apply explicit concepts to creative original works to learn the connections between knowledge, research, and design (think critically).

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: VISST 1101

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 13704 DEA 1101   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode:
    Permission of instructor is required for non-DEA majors. Enrollment limited to 20 students. Priority given to DEA majors. Cost of materials: approx. $200.