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Information Design
INFO DESIGN
CLASS CODE: ART 331 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $10.00
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: ART
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: An introduction to the creative and conceptual presentation of information. Emphasis will be on discovering concise, communicative, and creative methods for presenting a variety of informational formats.
TAUGHT: Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: an introduction to the creative and conceptual presentation of information. Emphasis will be on discovering concise, communicative, and creative methods for presenting a variety of informational formats.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: -- Have an overview of graphic design history and contemporary professional practice and information design.
-- Be introduced to the organization of complex information.
-- Be introduced to the creative presentation of information in the form of charts, graphs, and comparative information.
-- Have advanced experimentation in the hierarchal ordering of typographic and image information.
-- Be introduced to web design software (Adobe GoLive).
-- Be introduced to paper making issues including weights, coatings, recycling, etc.
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: Art 130, Art 230, Art 235
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2003