VISST 1101

VISST 1101

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

This course 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.

Fees Cost of materials: approximately $350.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: DEA majors.

Outcomes
  • 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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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: DEA 1101

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4678VISST 1101  STU 501

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: DEA 1101

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18336VISST 1101  STU 502

  • Instruction Mode: In Person