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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

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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—I. (II.) Housefield

14. Design Drawing (4)

Studio—4 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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—I, II, III, IV. (I, II, IV.) McNeil

15. Form and Color (4)

Studio—4 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. Design principles and elements. Gestalt theory. Explores a variety of materials, media and presentation techniques. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—I, II, III, IV. (I, II, III, IV.)

16. Graphic Design and Computer Technology (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1. Priority given to Design students. Introduction to digital tools with emphasis on graphic design including theory, practice and technology. Includes principles of color, resolution, pixels, vectors, image enhancement, layout, visual organization, visual hierarchy, typography. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—I, II, III, IV. (I, II, III, IV.)

21. Drafting and Perspective (4)

Studio—4 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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—I, IV. (I, IV.) Kessler

31. Photography for Designers (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16 or consent of instructor. Pass One priority given to Design majors. Visual communication and digital imaging techniques using black and white, and color. Critical analysis of photographs and the role of photography in society combining theoretical perspectives with practical applications. Explore use and meaning of single, sequence, and single composite images. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—I, II. (I, II.) Drew

37. Coding for Designers (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, and 16 or consent of instructor. Pass One priority to Design majors. Programming concepts and skills as applied for visual design. Algorithm-based design and development, flowcharts, pseudo-code, entry level scripting or programming. Principles of coding, logic, syntax, structure. Analysis of historical examples of code-based design. Development, iteration, presentation of design projects. GE credit: VL.—I, IV. (I, IV.) Drew

40A. Energy, Materials, and Design Over Time (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Priority to Design majors. Global history of design across time, viewed through the lens of the effects of the creation and discovery of new energy sources, processes and materials on design. Not open for credit to students who have taken course 40 or 140. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, DD, VL, WE.—II. (II.) Cogdell

40B. Ideologies of Design (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Priority to Design majors. Introduction to the history and theory of design in particular relation to political, philosophical, cultural, economic, and environmental debates and objectives. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WE.—III. (III.) Sadler

40C. Design for Aesthetics and Experience (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Priority to Design majors. Global historical survey of design's engagement with changing notions of aesthetics and experience. Relates transformations in the theory, production, and reception of all aspects of design (objects, landscapes, architectures, etc.) to larger cultural, social, and political contexts. Not open for credit to students who have taken course 40 or 140. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, DD, WE.—III. (III.) Housefield

50. Introduction to Three-Dimensional Design (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1; course 16 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Design concept development and detailing as it relates to the making of objects, structures and models using form, scale and materials. Product design and rapid prototyping methods using a range of techniques for advancing the design process. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—I, II, III, IV. (I, II, III, IV.) Snyder

60. Introduction to Surface Design (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16 or consent of instructor. 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. Offered irregularly. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—Avila

70. Introduction to Textile Design Structures (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16 or consent of instructor. Priority 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. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—(I.)

77. Introduction to Structural Design for Fashion (4)

Studio—4 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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—II. (II.)

99. Special Study for Undergraduates (1-5)

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

 Upper Division

107. Advanced Structural Design for Fashion (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 77 recommended 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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—III. (III.)

115. Letterforms and Typography (4)

Studio—4 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, grid systems, and the integration of type and image. Not available for credit to students who have completed course 22. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—I, II, III, IV. (I, II, III, IV.) Verba

116. Visual Communication: Graphic Design Studio (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 31, 115 or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Multiple, conceptually-linked assignments focusing on the fundamental choices designers make in translating concepts into effective graphic form. Problem finding and analysis of audience needs. Design process from research and initial concepts to project prototypes. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 152 or 152A. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—II, III, IV. (II, III, IV.) Verba

117. Interactive Media I (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; 115 recommended, or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. Practice of creating interactive visual media for network-based applications and principles of human computer interaction. Responsive design. User-centered research, information architecture, interface and interaction. Analysis of usability. Development and presentation of design production materials and completed interactive projects. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—II, III, IV. (II, IV.) Drew

127A. Sustainable Design (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1. Priority to Design majors. 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. GE credit: ArtHum | AH.—I. (I.) Savageau

127B. Studio Practice in Sustainable Design (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 127A or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. 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. Field trips required. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—III. (III.) Savageau

131. Global Fashion and Product Design (4)

Studio—4 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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—Avila

132A. Textile Design: Woven Structures (4)

Studio—4 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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—Avila

132B. Loom-Constructed Textile Design (4)

Studio—4 hours, lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 132A recommended or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. Intermediate level study of complex fabric structure with emphasis on pattern in relation to surface, dimension, and material. May be repeated one time for credit with consent of instructor. Offered irregularly. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—Avila

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

Studio—4 hours, lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1 and 21; courses 14, 15, 16 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. Introduction to the theory and practice of interior design with focus on residential spaces. Basic methods of design conceptualization, development, and presentation. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—I. (I.) Kessler

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

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1 and 21; 14, 15, 16 recommended or consent of instructor. Pass One 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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—I, III. (I, II.) Kessler

135A. Furniture Design and Detailing (4)

Studio—4 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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—II. (II.) Kessler

135B. Furniture Design and Prototyping (4)

Studio—4 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. Offered irregularly. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.

136A. Lighting Technology and Design (4)

Laboratory—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 21 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. Introduction to lighting design and technology. Understanding the role of lighting and vision in the development of functional and aesthetically pleasing environments. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL—I. (I.) Siminovitch

136B. Designing with Light—Industrial Design (4)

Laboratory—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16, 136A; course 21 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority 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. Industrial design projects explore lighting effects, light distribution characteristics, and luminaire design. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—II. (II.) Siminovitch

137A. Daylighting and Interior Design (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 21 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. Emphasis on understanding the effect of daylight on the perception of interior designs as well as on vision, luminous and thermal comfort, health and energy efficiency. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—I. (I.) Papamichael

137B. Daylighting Design Studio (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 21 and 137A recommended or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. Introduction to daylighting through observation of its effects on interior designs using scale models of interior designs of choice and photographing them outdoors and in CLTC’s Heliodon to understand year-round performance. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—III. (III.) Papamichael

138. Materials and Methods in Interior Design (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; project—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16 or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. 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. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL, WE.

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.—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—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1; Art History 1A, 1B or 1C recommended or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. 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 field trips required. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL, WE.—II. (II.) Avila

144. History of Interior Architecture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1. Pass One priority to Design majors. Thematic survey of interior architecture. Emphasis on dwellings in their cultural settings and development of modern interior design theories. Interiors considered in relation to buildings' exteriors, sites, and uses. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WE.—I. (I.) Housefield

145. History of Visual Communication (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1; course 40A or 40B 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. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL, WE.—I. (I.) Drew

149. Information Design: Principles and Practice (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: upper division standing or consent of instructor. Restricted to students with upper division standing. Design principles and visual strategies for effective information display; analysis of contemporary and historical examples of visual representations and visual narratives in science, humanities, and the arts; emergence of digital methods for interactive data presentation. GE credit: AH, VL.—III. (III.) Verba

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

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: courses 1 and 21; 14, 15, 16 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Computer assisted drawing and modeling using a mid-level, multi-use 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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—I, II. (I, II.)

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

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1 and course 21; 14, 15, 16 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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—III. (III.)

151. Type in Motion (4)

Studio—4 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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—I. (I.) Drew

154. Visual Communication: Message Campaign Design (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 115, course 116 or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Principles and application of visual design strategies for projects that address a broad public audience. Emphasis on design for social awareness/interaction/benefit. Creation of public visual-media campaign. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 152B. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—III. (III.) Verba

155A. Pattern, Form and Surface (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 31, 115 or consent of instructor. Priority given to Design majors. Experimental approaches to form-making through an examination of pattern, form, and surface in historical and contemporary contexts. Explorations of alternative design processes, methods, and materials that open up new possibilities for content creation and invention in design practice. GE credit: VL.—II, III, IV. (II, III. IV.) Verba

157. Interactive Media II (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16, 117; course 115 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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—III. (III.) Drew

159. Design for Understanding (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—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 in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—III. Verba

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

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—III. (III.) Avila

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

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 60 or 70 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. Design of textiles and screen printing on fabrics; soft-product development; integration of hand-produced and digitally generated imagery on cloth. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—I. (I.) Avila

170. Experimental Fashion & Textile Design (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 77, 107 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. Experimental approaches to fashion and textile design. Emphasis on developing conceptual ideas and translating them into one-of-a-kind garments and soft products. Exploration of a variety of current topics including sustainability, pattern design, new technologies, and social activism. May be repeated one time for credit with consent of instructor. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—IV. (IV.) Avila

171. Fashion Drawing: Technical and Illustration (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 77 recommended or consent of instructor. 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. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—III. (I.) Avila

177. Computer-Assisted Fashion Design (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 77 or consent of instructor. Priority 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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—III. (III.) Avila

179. Fashion Design: Signature Collection (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 77, 107, 170 or 177 or consent of instructor. Priority to 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. Not open for credit to students who have taken more than 8 units of course 191A. May be repeated one time for credit. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—II. (II.) Avila

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

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1 and 21; 14, 15, 16 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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—I. (II.) Kessler

180B. Advanced Interior Architecture (4)

Studio—4 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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—II. (III.) Kessler

185. Exhibition Design (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; courses 50, 115, 150A recommended or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. Design of cultural and commercial exhibition environments, including exhibition development and object selection, spatial planning and architectural finishes, object placement and staging, interpretive strategies, exhibition and promotional graphics. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL.—I. (I.) McNeil

186. Environmental Graphic Design (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 1, 14, 15, 16; course 115 recommended or consent of instructor. Priority 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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—II, IV. (II, IV.) McNeil

187. Narrative Environments (4)

Studio—4 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 185 or 186 or consent of instructor. Priority to Design majors. Design of storytelling 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: ArtHum | AH, VL.—III, IV. (III.) 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.)

194HA. Special Study for Honors Students (3)

Independent study—9 hours. Prerequisite: qualification for Letters and Science Honors Program; senior standing; approval of Design Honors Program proposal by the Curriculum Committee and major adviser. Limited enrollment. Preparation and presentation of a culminating project. Supervision of an instructor in one of the creative or scholarly areas of Design. (Deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—II. (II.)

194HB. Special Study for Honors Students (3)

Independent study—9 hours. Prerequisite: course 194HA; qualification for Letters and Science Honors Program; senior standing; consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Preparation and presentation of a culminating project. Supervision of an instructor in one of the creative or scholarly areas of Design. (Deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—III. (III.)

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

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.)

225. Studio Practice in Design (4)

Studio—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 221. Class size limited to graduate standing in Design or consent of instructor. Students work together on a collective project to experience the multiple phases of design through an iterative process. Design projects will be geared towards relevance in contemporary social, cultural and political contexts. Credit limited to 12 units. May be repeated two times for credit.—II. (II.)

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 Design (1-12)

Prerequisite: graduate standing in 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

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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