Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DSGN 285 Introduction to 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: ART 102  and DSGN 117  

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 and entertainment retail principles and practices
  • 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 way finding or exhibit design project

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