Exploring Design
1 Credit Hours

This course introduces students to basic design theory and context by examining the influence of design on our world. The impact of cultural and historical influences on contemporary thought and trends will be explored. The practical application of design theory will be evaluated via the examination of a variety of fields, including product design, graphic design, architecture, art, landscape design, and fashion. Personalized projects allow students to demonstrate design principles and formulate plans for practical application. Via self- and class critiques, students will evaluate their own work and that of their peers. Required participation in the college art show.