Upcoming Courses

New Media studies

Spring 2015 | Register

MW 4:00-5:15PM, N201
Intro: New Media Communication
This course is an introduction to New Media Communication. Through readings and projects, students will learn basic principles of Web sites and other online communication, focusing on creating content, developing designs, and producing graphics.

TR 1:00-2:15PM, N211
This course is an introduction to the aesthetics, mechanics, history, terminology, specifications, and use of type in design. Typefaces will be evaluated and rendered in a variety of studio assignments using both hand written and computer techniques.

MW 8:30-11:15PM, N215
Studio In Digital Media I
Introductory work in the use of digital media tools, including video, animation, image manipulation, and digital illustration, in the creation of art.

F 1:00-3:45PM, N250
Graphic Design I
Emphasis on visual communication through the perceptive use of line, form, and color. Elementary study of letter forms and typography. Introduction to basic tools, drawing disciplines of graphic design, and computer graphics.

TR 2:30-5:15PM, N320
Video Production
Exploration of the medium of video as an aesthetic expression. Time and sound are elements incorporated into visual composition's traditional concerns. Emphasis on technical command of video camera and digital editing procedures in conjunction with development of a visual sensitivity. Readings and a research project are required.

MW 8:30-11:15PM, N330
Studio In Digital Media II
Intermediate work in the use of digital media tools, including video, animation, image manipulation, and digital illustration in the creation of art.

M 11:30AM-2:15PM, N351
Cyberculture and Community

TR 11:30AM-2:15PM, N361
Graphic Design II
Further studies exploring design principles. Students utilize both hand and digital methods to solve design problems creatively and effectively. Course includes typographic exploration.

MW 11:30AM-2:15PM, N361
Graphic Design Production & Practice
This course focuses on the interaction graphic designers have with clients & printers. professional graphic design skills.

MW 1:00-2:15PM, N411 
New Media Communication Theory
This course examines various theories of New Media Communication and its effects on the world. Theories of design, criticism and computer-mediated communication will be explored. After taking this course, students should be able to critique New Media Communications media and New Media works.

F 9:30AM-12:15PM, N312
Advanced Computer Illustration
Advanced techniques in computer illustration are explored through the completion of integrated design projects.

Summer 2015 Register

MW 1:00-4:15PM, N255  (summer 1: first six weeks/taught as hybrid)
History Of Graphic Design
Explore how the technologies used in graphic design have evolved as well as consequences of those changes for designers.