In this introduction to Communication Design, students become familiar with the broader discipline of the field through the construction of abstract design concepts, layout, symbols, and sequential systems. Conceptual thinking and the integration of typography with imagery are explored throughout the course.
This is the first class in the sequence for Communication Design Majors and a required class for Minors. The first semester is a skill-based introduction to conceptual problem solving, integration of typography, layout, research, and presentation.
Layout, Hierarchy, Design Research, User-Focus, Presentation Concepts, and Format Decisions, Basic Software of Design
(Below you see a broad overview of the course. Please download the descom1_rev092516.pdf file to see the current and complete schedule