CGD 3090. Graphic Design Studio III. 3 Credits.
In this advanced level course, students focus on interactive and interaction design. Course projects immerse studentsin interactive web design, and mobile apps design for smart phones and tablet devices. Students learn, employ, and engage in systems design, user experience, user interface design, user interaction, and responsive design.Student learn to use mobile devices (smart phones/tablet devices) and computers as digital tools to communicate designed messages and visual content. Student learn advanced design process which includes: iterative concept development, wire framing, prototyping, design development, craft, details, production, and coding. Software and coding used in course projects include Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS), HTML, and CSS. Students will develop professional oral presentation skills by participating in weekly critiques. Project workflow, professional presentation, and professional practices for designers are integrated into course projects. At the end of the semester, students will obtain experience in professional design projects and skill sets, while understanding on-the-job expectations for a fast-paced professional design studio. This course is for Undergraduate Graphic Design majors only. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in CDE 2091 Sophomore Design Studio II; or Department Chair's approval.