Catalog 2017-2018 
    Dec 17, 2018  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DSGN 153 Introduction to Web and Mobile Design

5 credits
This course teaches the fundamentals of designing websites, mobile content, and graphics for screen-based devices. Topics include navigation, user interaction and user experience, image production and digital color theory, layout techniques, accessibility, contracts and copyright law, and managing project assets. Client relationships, audience identification, and search engine optimization are also explored.

Prerequisites: DSGN 121  or DSGN 122  

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Global Outcomes:
This course teaches to the global outcome of Teamwork.

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

  • Describe how the principles of site architecture, navigation, and interaction affect user experience of a device or website
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of interactivity through projects and exercises
  • Describe the significance of search engine optimization when designing websites
  • Optimize images for online use, including correct use of file formats
  • Organize project content from site conception to final
  • Create a detailed site proposal
  • Develop a project in a team setting
  • Respectfully present, defend, and critique design choices in a group setting

Total Hours: 60 Lecture Hours: 40 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20