GD 216 — Foundation in Graphic Design
2 credits; 1 lecture and 2 lab hours
This course introduces the field of graphic design with an emphasis on the rapidly-evolving role of the profession. Graphic design processes are examined, including principles of design, grid systems, typography, and hierarchy, as they pertain to design, and the creation of a complete visual message.
Co-requisite(s): DE 216.
School of Art and Design Applications accepted for fall only. NYSED: 24515 CIP: 50.0409 The major in Graphic Design requires students to hone a personal voice based on critical thinking, social awareness, and the ability to communicate across an array of platforms utilizing the full range of media, from the tactile to advanced digital technology. Topics of study include editorial design, interactive web design, and experiential design (exhibitions and wayfinding), along with advanced typography, branding, motion graphics, and new design approaches and practices. An internship is required and often leads to sustained positions in the vast field of multidisciplinary design. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2022.
...Dance) PE 215 , PE 216 , PE 217 ; PL...Arts (FA); Graphic Design (GD); Interior Design (ID...
...Dance) PE 215 , PE 216 , PE 217 ; PL...Technologies ( CT ); Graphic Design ( GD ); Illustration ( IL ); Interior...