DEA 2030

DEA 2030

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This course is intended for design students to learn effective visual communication skills and techniques. This course is an intermediate level design communication after fundamental level studio of DEA 1150. This course is project-based. Emphasis will be placed on visual concepts and graphic design for multimedia. Students will be introduced to various software packages, including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign, to design and integrate interaction into their projects. Projects explore design processes in two and three dimensions, visual identity and communication, thematic structure and hierarchy, creative problem solving, and basic design practice of critiques and discussion. Students will develop skills and techniques for multimedia storytelling using digital design tools such as Adobe AfterEffects and Premiere to incorporate text, images, video, and audio to communicate chosen messages/narratives for social media, website and mobile apps.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment priority given to: DEA majors.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: DEA 1150, or permission of instructor.

Distribution Category (LAD-HE)

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the elements of graphic design.
  • Read, understand and communicate in the language of graphic design.
  • Use technology such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and AfterEffects.
  • Develop systems of creative thinking that will aid in solving visual problems.
  • Demonstrate skills and techniques for multimedia storytelling.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 14096 DEA 2030   LEC 001

  • Priority given to DEA majors.