Course Number and Section
This course introduces the basics of visual communication. We will use analog and digital
techniques and media to explore ideas of space, contrast, composition, language, context, and
images, among others. Students will work both independently and collaboratively in and outside
class to develop design thinking, critical facility, and good decision-making with regard to design
problems. This is a time-intensive course that requires extensive self-directed work outside of
Ries,, Katie, "Introduction to Design" (2017). 2016-17 Academic Year Syllabi (Campus Only). 11.