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Course Description

What is good design? Line, space, balance, value, texture, perspective—these are just a few of the elements and principles that designers engage with to create strong design solutions. This course provides a thorough introduction to visual elements, language, and applications fundamental to 2-dimensional design. Through weekly assignments, students apply design principles using digital or traditional media. This course builds confidence in the design process for beginners and professionals by focusing on perception and thinking, historic and current references, and craftsmanship. Instruction includes design projects, online lectures, online discussion, process, and critique.

Note:
- This class includes multiple sections; please refer to the Section Notes for specific details for each section, including online, on-campus, etc.

Prerequisites

None

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
2D Design
Type
Online
Days
Su
Time
1:00PM to 4:00PM
Dates
Feb 20, 2022 to May 08, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • On-Line Distance Learning
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $565.00
Materials List
Section Notes
  • This course includes 30 hours of class time plus at least 15 hours of homework time.
  • No Meeting Date(s): 3/27, 4/17 
  • All times are listed for Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).
  • Course teaching method:  Combined Asynchronous/Synchronous                       
    • Asynchronous: Taught through an online learning environment, allowing for flexibility with scheduling of the student's participation in activities. Includes organized discussions, posts and replies to messages, and uploaded multimedia and resources.
    • Synchronous: Taught through an online learning environment, allowing for the instructor and students to meet during scheduled times. Includes lectures, demos and discussions via Zoom.
  • Course details subject to change. Please check this page regularly to verify information. After registering for a course, visit your student profile page for updates.
Section Title
2D Design
Type
Studio
Days
Sa
Time
9:30AM to 12:30PM
Dates
Feb 26, 2022 to May 07, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Onsite  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $595.00
Instructors
Materials List
  • Please check back soon for a link to Course Materials and Requirements.
Section Notes
  • This course includes 30 hours of class time plus at least 15 hours of homework time.
  • No Meeting Date(s): 3/26/2022
  • All times are listed for Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).
  • Course teaching method: On-Campus
  • This is an on-campus course; please refer to our policies page for COVID Safety guidelines and additional campus-specific information on our Policies page.
  • Course details subject to change. Please check this page regularly to verify information. After registering for a course, visit your student profile page for updates.
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