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Courses in Design (DES)

Questions pertaining to the following courses should be directed to the instructor or to the Design Advising office in 107 Art (530) 752-6244. Scheduling of classes is subject to change; please contact the Advising office to confirm when a course is offered.

Lower Division Courses

1. Introduction to Design (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Priority given to Design majors. Introduction to design discipline through readings, writing, visual problem solving, and critical analysis. Topics: design principles and elements, vocabulary, color theory, Gestalt principles, conceptualization strategies. Role of designer and products in contemporary culture including social responsibility and sustainability. GE credit: AH, VL, WE.—I. (I.) Housefield

13. Photography for Designers (4)

Lecture—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1. Priority given to Design majors. Photography for designers with emphasis on 35mm camera photography, black and white processes, and darkroom techniques. Digital photography, critical analysis of photographs, and the role of photography in society. GE credit: AH, VL.

14. Design Drawing (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1; students with a background in drawing or Advanced Placement Art Studio units are encouraged to submit a portfolio for review to waive this course. Priority given to Design majors. Drawing as a tool for design. Basic skills in objective observation and representation, including line, shape, tone, and space. Drawing as a tool for formulating and working through design problems. GE credit: AH, VL.—I, II, III. (I, II, III.)

15. Form and Color (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1. Priority given to Design majors. Understanding color, form and composition as ways of communicating design concepts and content. Color theory, color mixing, interaction of color. Explores a variety of materials, media and presentation techniques. GE credit: AH, VL.—III. (III.)

16. Graphic Design and Computer Technology (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1. Priority given to Design students. Introduction to computers in design with emphasis on development of a general understanding of graphic design, including theory, practice, and technology. Includes principles of color, visual organization, visual hierarchy, typography, image enhancement. Projects created on Macintosh computers. GE credit: ArtHum | VL.—I, II, III, IV. (I, II, III, IV.)

21. Drafting and Perspective (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16 or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Introduction to mechanical drafting, including scaled drawing, orthogonal projection, isometric, axonometric and perspective. Includes basic rendering techniques. GE credit: AH, VL.—I, IV. (I.) Kessler

40A. History of Design: Ancient through Industrial Revolution (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1. Priority given to Design majors. Social and stylistic history of design (crafts and industrial products, costume, architecture, landscape, graphics) up to the 19th century. Emphasis on changing methods of design and production in the 19th century. Field trip required. Not open for credit to students who have taken course 40 or 140. GE credit: AH, VL, WE.—I, IV. (I, IV.) Housefield

40B. History of Modern Design (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1; course 40A or art history (ancient through 19th century) recommended or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Social and stylistic history of design (crafts and industrial products, costume, architecture, landscape, visual communication) from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. Emphasis on design reform and the growth of modernism in Europe and America. Field trip required. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL, WE.—II. (II.) Housefield

50. Model Making (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16 or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Introduction to concepts, methods and materials for model making in design. Use of models for idea generation, as well as specifics for study models, semidetailed and presentation models. GE credit: ArtHum | VL.—I. (I, II.) Kessler

60. Introduction to Surface Design (4)

Lecture—2 hours; studio—5 hours. Prerequisite: courses 1, 14, 15. Priority to Design majors. Introduction to diverse methods for creating imagery, patterns, and textures on cloth. Explorations and experimentation with dyes and pigments, mechanical resists, color removing, and physical and chemical alterations of textile surfaces and structures.

70. Introduction to Textile Design Structures (4)

Lecture—2 hours; studio—5 hours. Prerequisite: course 1. Priority given to Design majors. Introduction to diverse methods for creating textile structures. Exploration of the creative potential of hand-constructed textiles, manipulation of fabric to create dimensional surfaces, and the basics of building and joining fabric structures. Only two units of credit to students who have completed courses 23 or 24. Not open for credit for students who have completed both 23 and 24.—I. (I.) Savageau

77. Introduction to Structural Design for Fashion (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16 or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Study and practice of designing clothing for the human body. Emphasis on flat pattern development, structural joining sequences and the development of three-dimensional garments from two-dimensional drawings. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 77A. GE credit: AH, VL.—II. (II.)

99. Special Study for Undergraduates (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)

Upper Division Courses

107. Advanced Structural Design for Fashion (4)

Lecture—2 hours; studio—5 hours. Prerequisite: courses 1, 14, 15, 70, 77 (77A also acceptable) or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. Advanced study and practice of designing clothing for the human body through pattern development and structural joining. Emphasis on draping techniques and advanced conceptualization for fashion design. Not open for credit to students who have taken course 77B. GE credit: AH, VL.—III. (III.)

113. Visual Communication: Digital Imaging (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 13 or Art Studio 9 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Digital imaging for designers, combining theoretical perspectives with practical applications. Expansion of use and meaning of the single photographic image through collage techniques, grids, triptychs and image sequencing. Alteration of image meaning through the addition of text. GE credit: AH, VL.

115. Letterforms and Typography (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16 or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Fundamentals of letterforms and typography. Characteristics of typefaces; formatting and composition of type. Principles of legibility, visual hierarchy, rules and blocks, grids, and images as they relate to typography. Not available for credit to students who have completed course 22. GE credit: AH, VL.—I, II, III, IV. (II, III.) Verba

116. Visual Communication: Graphic Design Studio (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 113, 115 or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Through multiple, conceptually-linked assignments, focus on the fundamental choices designers make in translating concepts into graphic form, taking projects from initial concept and research, to design strategies, to project resolution and audience reception. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 152 or 152A. GE credit: AH, VL.—I, II, IV. (I, II.) Verba

117. Visual Communication: Internet and Interactive Design (5)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16 or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Technical and conceptual aspects of creating interactive visual media for screen-based delivery, concentrating on websites. Attention to conceptual framework, visual design, information architecture and interactivity. Researched and written pre-production materials required. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 153. GE credit: AH, VL.—II, IV. (II.) Drew

127A. Sustainable Design (4)

Lecture—4 hours. Prerequisite: course 1; 14, 15, and 16 recommended. Principles, practice and materials of contemporary sustainable design in the context of environmental crisis. History of sustainable design in relation to the fields of textiles, visual communication, interior architecture, exhibition design and lighting. Only two units of credit for students who have completed course 127.—II. (II.) Savageau

127B. Studio Practice in Sustainable Design (4)

Lecture—2 hours; studio—5 hours. Prerequisite: courses 1, 14, 15, 16 and 127A. Analysis and practice of sustainable design within studio context. Design project that incorporate the reuse of post consumer waste; standard materials vs. sustainable materials; Cradle to Cradle philosophy and practice; biomimicry; Life Cycle Analysis. Required field trips. Not open for credit for students who have completed course 127.—III. (III.) Savageau

131. Global Fashion and Product Design (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 77 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Exploration of materials, embellishments, and structural techniques derived from historic and contemporary world cultures. Emphasis on unique qualities of individual expression applied to hand made textiles, fashion and textile products. Offered irregularly. GE credit: AH, VL.—Avila

132A. Textile Design: Woven Structures (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 60 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Foundation course in handwoven textile structure and design, emphasizing yarn identification, basic drafting, basic weaves and their derivatives explored in context of original color effects and yarn combinations. May be repeated one time for credit with consent of instructor. Offered irregularly. GE credit: AH, VL.—Avila

132B. Loom-Constructed Textile Design (4)

Studio—8 hours. Prerequisite: course 132A. Intermediate level study of complex fabric structure with emphasis on pattern in relation to surface, dimension, and material.

134A. Introduction to Interior Design—Residential (4)

Lecture/discussion—2 hours; studio—5 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16, and 21. Introduction to the theory and practice of interior design with focus on residential spaces. Basic methods of design conceptualization, development, and presentation. For Design majors only.—Kessler

134B. Introduction to Interior Design—Commercial and Technical Spaces (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 21 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Introduction to the theory and practice of interior design with focus on small commercial and technical spaces. Archetypal spaces, non-residential building systems, ADA accessibility, design programming and research methods. GE credit: AH, VL.—II. (I, II.) Kessler

135A. Furniture Design (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 21 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Development of designs for contemporary furniture. Consideration of behavioral and physical requirements, cultural and historic expression, and structural and aesthetic qualities. Process includes research, drawings, and construction of scale models. Required field trip. GE credit: AH, VL.—II. (II.)

135B. Furniture Design (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 21 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Design and construction of full size prototype furniture based on preliminary work completed in course 135A. Material technology, construction methods, and finishes discussed. Development of shop drawings and furniture construction. Required field trip. GE credit: AH, VL.

136A. Lighting Technology and Interior Design (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: courses 1, 14, 16, 21; courses 134A and 134B recommended; consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Introduction to lighting design and technology. Understanding the role of lighting in the development of functional and aesthetically pleasing environments. Energy efficiency in lighting. Limited enrollment.—I. (I.) Siminovitch

136B. Designing with Light (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: courses 1, 14, 16, 21, 136A; courses 134A and 134B recommended; consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Design and manipulation of light sources, luminaires, and lighting controls to enhance the functional and aesthetic impact of interior and exterior spaces. Design projects explore lighting effects, light distribution characteristics, and lunminaire design. Limited enrollment.—II. (II.) Siminovitch

137A. Principles of Daylighting (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; studio—4 hours. Prerequisite: courses 1, 14, 15, 16, 21, 134A and 134B or consent of instructor; course 50 recommended. Priority given to Design and Engineering majors. The impact of natural light on the built environment and methods to control glare and maximize energy savings.—I. (I.) Papamichael

137B. Daylighting Design Studio (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; studio—4 hours. Prerequisite: course 137A; courses 136A and 136B recommended. Daylighting design issues; ambient and task lighting; lighting requirements in residential, commercial, and industrial applications; daylight analysis and design; side and top lighting; glazing selection; shading systems; integration with electric lighting; daylighting and energy efficiency; photo-sensor lighting controls. Limited enrollment. GE credit: ArtHum or SciEng.—III. (III.) Papamichael

138. Materials and Methods in Interior Design (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; project—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, and 21. Introduction to the finish materials used for interior design with special emphasis on sustainable and recycled products. Performance factors, relative costs and energy impacts, installation conditions and construction details, and design potential for a full range of interior materials. Two field trips required. Offered irregularly.

142A. World Textiles: Eastern Hemisphere (4)

Lecture—4 hours. Prerequisite: course 1; Art History 1A, 1B, 1C, or 1D recommended. Social contexts, meanings, aesthetics, stylistic developments, and methods significant in eastern hemisphere textiles. Emphasis on Japan, China, Indonesia, Oceania, Southern and Central Asia, Africa. GE credit: ArtHum, Div.—I. Savageau

142B. World Textiles: Western Hemisphere (4)

Lecture—4 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, Art History 1A, 1B, or 1C recommended. Social context, aesthetics, stylistic developments and methods significant in western hemisphere textiles. Emphasis on the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas up to contemporary times. Two required field trips. GE credit: ArtHum, Div.—Savageau

143. History of Fashion (4)

Lecture—4 hours. Prerequisite: course 1; course 40A or 40B recommended. Priority to upper division Design majors.History of fashion from the earliest times to the present with emphasis on both aesthetic and functional aspects. GE credit: ArtHum.—II. (II.) Avila

144. History of Interior Design (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1. Priority to Design majors. Interior design in Europe and America from the classical period to modern times. Emphasis on the dwelling in its cultural setting and the development of the theory of modern interior design. One all-day field trip required. GE credit: AH, VL, WE.—III. (III.) Housefield

145. History of Visual Communication (4)

Lecture—4 hours. Prerequisite: Art History 1A, 1B, or 1C; course 1; course 40 recommended. Priority to Design majors. Historical developments of visual communication, concentrating on the technological and aesthetic development of graphic design; origins and manifestations of current issues in visual communication; provide framework for analysis of current and future trends in visual communication.—Drew

150A. Computer-Assisted Drawing for Designers (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: courses 1, 14, 15, 16 or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Computer assisted drawing and modeling using a mid-level, multiuse CAD program. Basic architectural drawing and modeling technique in both two-dimensional and three-dimensional CAD environments. Not open for credit to students who have taken course 150. GE credit: AH, VL.—I, II. (I, II.)

150B. Computer-Assisted Presentations for Interior Architecture (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: courses 1, 14, 15, 16; course 21 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Computer-assisted architectural presentation including the development of complex 3D models, techniques of photo-realistic rendering and computer simulation of movement through architectural and interior space. Offered irregularly. GE credit: AH, VL.

151. Visual Communication: Type in Motion (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: courses 1, 14, 15, 16; course 115 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Fundamentals of creating motion-based, screen-based typography. Consideration of narrative structures, movement assemblage, and other visual languages, synthesized within a nuanced understanding of typography within digital space. GE credit: AH, VL.—III. (III.)

154. Visual Communication: Message Campaign Design (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 116 or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Principles and application of visual design strategies for advertising. Emphasis on promotion of design for social change. Creation of public visual-media campaign. Not open for credit to students who have completed 152B. GE credit: AH, VL.—III. (III.) Sylva

155A. Topics Studio: Pattern, Form and Surface (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 113, 115 or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Design approaches in visual communications arising from a critical examination of the history of form, pattern, and surface in design disciplines. Through experimentation and exploration, develop non-traditional working methods to arrive at innovative solutions to traditional graphic media. GE credit: VL.—II, III. (II.) Verba

157. Visual Communications: Intermediate Internet and Interactive Design (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 115, 117 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. Technical and conceptual aspects of creating web sites that address current trends, such as CSS for type and position and interactivity with ActionScript. Attention to conceptual framework, visual design and user interaction design. Research and written pre-production materials required. GE credit: AH, VL.—I, III. (III.) Drew

159. Design for Understanding (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16, 115, 116 or consent of instructor. Pass one open to Design majors. Principles of effective information display including aspects of language, structure, legibility, sequencing, and context. Analysis of historical examples of typographic, diagrammatic, and cartographic excellence. User-centered research. Development and presentation of iterative design prototypes. Design that informs, connects, and inspires. Offered irregularly. GE credit: AH, VL.—III. (III.) Verba

160. Textile Surface Design: Patterns and Resists (4)

Lecture—2 hours; studio—5 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 60 or 70 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. Use of traditional and contemporary processes to create images and patterns on fabric using a variety of dyes, including direct applications, bound and mechanical resists. Emphasis on individual exploration and interpretation of processes and techniques. May be repeated for credit one time with consent of instructor GE credit: AH, VL.—I. (I.) Avila

161. Textile Surface Design: Screen and Digital Printing (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture—2 hours. Prerequisite: courses 1, 13, 14, 15, 16, 160 or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Design of textiles and screen printing on fabrics; soft-product development; integration of hand-produced and digitally generated imagery on cloth. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 160B.—III. (III.) Avila

170. Experimental Fashion Design (4)

Lecture—2 hours; studio—5 hours. Prerequisite: courses 1, 14, 15, 16, 70, 77, 107. Priority given to Design majors. Fashion design as a vehicle for contemporary self expression. Emphasis on developing two-dimensional conceptualization of ideas and translating them into one-of-a-kind garments utilizing new fabric technologies and archetypal forms. Field trip required. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 170A.—III. Avila

171. Fashion Drawing: Technical and Illustration (4)

Lecture—2 hours; studio—5 hours. Prerequisite: courses 1, 14, 15, 16, 77. Priority to Design majors. Exploration of fashion design processes for industry within the social and physical context. Emphasis on two-dimensional conceptualization of ideas, garment construction, and ideation processes utilizing commercial textiles. Field Trip required. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 170B.—IV. (IV.)

177. Computer-Assisted Fashion Design (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 77 or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Advanced exploration of apparel design processes for industry and personal expression with emphasis on computer-assisted design applications. Field trip required. GE credit: AH, VL.—IV. (IV.) Avila

179. Fashion Design: Signature Collection (4)

Lecture/discussion—3.5 hours; studio—3.5 hours. Prerequisite: courses 1, 14, 15, 16, 70, 77, 107, 170; consent of instructor. Priority to Senior Design majors. Advanced exploration of fashion design with an emphasis on professional portfolio development and presentation. Emphasis on conceptualizing, designing, and fabricating a cohesive line of wearable garments suitable for presenting in a public fashion show. May be repeated one time for credit. Not open for credit to students who have taken more than eight units of course 191A.—II. (II.) Avila

180A. Advanced Interior Design: Institutional Spaces (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: courses 1, 14, 15, 16; course 21 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. Advanced interior design problems focused on complex institutional spaces. Introduction to building codes related to interior design. Integration of building systems with interior design solutions. GE credit: AH, VL.—II. (II.) Kessler

180B. Advanced Interior Architecture (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 180A or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. Advanced problems in interior architectural design emphasizing space planning for corporate and institutional environments. Field trips required. GE credit: AH, VL.—III. (III.) Kessler

185. Exhibition Design (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 115, 150A recommended or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. Design of museum and commercial exhibition environments. Exhibition research, concept development and object selection, spatial planning, display furniture, object placement and staging, interpretive strategies and architectural finishes. GE credit: AH, VL.—I. (I.) McNeil

186. Environmental Graphic Design (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 115 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Design of informational and directional graphics for the built environment. Application and integration of typography, imagery and symbols into the architectural landscape. Development of universal wayfinding and graphic navigational systems to help people find their way. GE credit: AH, VL.—II. (II.) McNeil

187. Narrative Environments (4)

Studio—5 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 185 or 186 or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Design of narrative environments and multi-sensory experiences for cultural, commercial, entertainment and public spaces. Interpretive planning and design for specific exhibit audiences. Manipulation of objects and the communication of complex ideas in the exhibition environment. GE credit: AH, VL.—III, IV. (III, IV.) McNeil

190. Proseminar (1)

Seminar—1 hour. Prerequisite: design major or consent of instructor. Philosophies of design explored through discussion and presentation of research results. May be repeated three times for credit. (P/NP grading only.)

191A-D. Workshops in Design (4-12)

Seminar—1 hour; studio or field experience—3 hours per unit (units determined by instructor and student); field trip. Prerequisite: course 14, 15; upper division standing and consent of instructor. Faculty initiated workshops featuring advanced studies and applications of original work in Design: (A) Costume; (B) Environment; (C) Graphics; (D) Textiles. Credit limited to 12 units in one section or a combination of sections. Letter grading by contract. Field trips included.

192. Internship (1-6)

Internship—3–18 hours. Prerequisite: completion of 84 units and consent of instructor. Supervised internship, off and on campus, in areas of design including environmental, costume, textile, museum, display and interior design. Enrollment limited to 3 units per quarter or 6 units per IV session. (P/NP grading only.)

197T. Tutoring in Design (1-5)

Discussion—3-15 hours. Prerequisite: upper division standing and consent of instructor. Leading of small discussion groups or studio meetings affiliated with one of the department’s regular courses. (P/NP grading only.)

198. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: upper division standing and consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)

199. Special Study of Advanced Undergraduates (1-5)

(P/NP grading only.)

Graduate Courses

221. Theory and Issues in Design (4)

Seminar—3 hours; independent study. Prerequisite: graduate standing in Design or consent of instructor. Perspectives on theoretical and aesthetic issues related to the design professions such as methodology in historical and contemporary contexts, implications of technology on design theory and practice, and design relationships to environmental sustainability, recycling, and other social issues. May be repeated one time for credit.—I. (I.)

222. Research Methods and Critical Writing for Design (4)

Seminar—3 hours; independent study. Prerequisite: course 221; graduate standing in Design or consent of instructor. Focused on research methods and critical writing related to design topics including case studies, original and secondary sources, critical reviews. Expectation of a paper meeting professional standards suitable for publication from each student at end of course. May be repeated one time for credit.—II. (II.)

223. Professional Practice and Ethics in Design (4)

Seminar—3 hours; independent study. Prerequisite: courses 221, 222; graduate standing in Design or consent of instructor. Introduce students to issues of professional design practice: business ethics, contracts and business practices, social responsibility through case studies, guest lectures and field trips, and readings. Short written assignments and presentations will be required.—III. (III.)

224. Seminar in Design Research and Teaching (4)

Independent study—6 hours; extensive writing—4 hours; discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: courses 221, 222, 223; concurrent academic appointment (TA) in courses 142A, 142B, 143, 144, 145; graduate standing in Design; consent of instructor. Student will work closely with instructor on a research and writing project related to subject matter of undergraduate history courses noted above with the goal of introducing student to advanced historical research processes and development of writing skills. May be repeated two times for credit.—I, II, III. (I, II, III.)

290. Seminar in Design (4)

Seminar—4 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Selected topics in design methodology, research, communication, and education. May be repeated for credit.—III. (III.)

292. Practicum in Textile Arts/Costume Design (1-12)

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Textile Arts and Costume Design or consent of instructor. Interaction with a working professional in the student’s field of interest to apply theories and concepts to working practice. (S/U grading only.)

298. Directed Group Study for Graduate Students (1-5)

Studio. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (S/U grading only.)

299. Individual Focused Study (1-12)

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Textile Arts and Costume Design or consent of instructor. Advanced study in studio practice on independent projects with faculty consultation. May be repeated for credit.

299D. Project Concentration (1-12)

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Textile Arts and Costume Design or consent of instructor. A minimum of 22 units must be taken in Project Concentration and Individual Focused Study. Student creates a body of original work at a professional level, with written and visual documentation of process and concepts underlying the project, culminating in public presentation. (S/U grading only.)—III. (III.)

Professional Course

396. Teaching Assistant Training Practicum (1-4)

Prerequisite: graduate standing. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.)—I, II, III. (I, II, III.)

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