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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Feb 23, 2018
Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

APDZ 385 Environmental Graphic Design

5 credits
This course provides a survey of the field of environmental graphic design from historical, cultural and industry practice perspectives. Students will study the principles and practices of way finding, entertainment retail, exhibit design, and infographics.

Prerequisites: Admission to the BTAD Program or instructor permission.
Quarters Offered: Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe the basic components of way finding and signage systems
  • Demonstrate familiarity with contemporary exhibit design principles
  • Identify effective strategies for a way finding system
  • Describe the implications of technology and global influence on interactive communication and the visualization of information
  • Describe the historical relevance and evolution of entertainment retail
  • Produce a comprehensive portfolio artifact and process document
  • Employ creative and critical thinking to enhance problem solving