VCD 210 Communication Design I

3 credits, Fall

Emphasizes research, idea generation, and creating solutions to a range of open-ended problems using the process of design thinking. Through broad topics and group projects, students will become familiar with design thinking practices and design terminology. Students will apply creative and critical thinking to develop solutions for communication design problems. Consideration of audience and related design factors will be examined along with historical and contemporary examples of applied design thinking. Computer production techniques, presentation, and critiquing skills will be further developed through practice. This course includes studio and lecture. Students will need to purchase supplies/materials for this course.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in both ART 113 and VCD 125