Foundations in Graphic Design for Non-Majors

3 credits


Art Graphic Design - Visual Studies
College of Arts and Science

This course is a hands-on course that utilizes lectures, readings, exercises and projects to help non-majors explore graphic design and improve their ability to communicate using design. Students will be introduced to topics including graphic design in society, visual hierarchy, grid, typography, color theory, image usage, UI, UX, digital platforms and organizing principles of design. This course is intended for students who have an interest in design but do not plan on becoming practicing designers, there are no prerequisites.


Only one of this type of Humanities and/or Fine Arts courses may be applied towards meeting the Humanities and/or Fine Arts General Education Distribution of Content requirement.