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Design for Communication II

Course No. GDS 266  Credits: 3.0
Faculty Mari Hulick
Prerequisite(s) Design for Communication I (EP)

This is one of the two central classes in the first year of study in Graphic Design (alongside Typography). In this course, students investigate projects that follow the various sub-fields of the profession; projects include identity, web/interactive, information and wayfinding. Students will be assigned multiple projects throughout the year. Each project begins with a lecture and demonstration of techniques. Each week, students practice presentation to the larger group in formal and informal critique and brainstorming sessions. Faculty will work one on one with students to answer questions and assist in the process. Reviews will be held at key points during each project. Prerequisite: GDS265 Design for Communication I or permission of instructor. Offered spring.

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