Visual Arts

2D Animation Production

BYU Course Code: 
DESAN 363R
Course Description: 

Develop basic knowledge of two-dimensional animation; emphasizing acting and performance of individual projects.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
VAANM 250R & VAANM 260 & VAANM 262.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Concept Design

BYU Course Code: 
DESIL 457
Course Description: 

Application of illustration methods and creative process to solve visual problems for entertainment production design. Faculty-led teams work within given parameters to research, visualize, and render original compositions, characters, environments, creatures, vehicles and props.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
VAIll 310, VAIll 350R, VAIll 351.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Advanced Concept Design

BYU Course Code: 
DESIL 458
Course Description: 

Synthesis of advanced principles and methodologies in illustration to solve complex visual problems of production design. Students work within stated narrative and aesthetic perimeters to develop original ideas from research to production-ready concept artwork.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
VAILL 457; or VAANM 361R. (Recommended: VAIll 358, VAIll 410, VAIll 453.)
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

App Creative/Critical Thinking

BYU Course Code: 
ART 340
Course Description: 

The business of being an artist, exploring career options, alternative applications, interdisciplinary/trans-disciplinary opportunities, and requisite preparation for each option.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
Acceptance into Visual Arts.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Creativity

Sr Graphic Design Studio 1

BYU Course Code: 
DESGD 441R: Design Lab
Course Description: 

Opportunity for senior class members to work as a group in solving design problems for real clients on major projects.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
BFA acceptance.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

3-D Design

BYU Course Code: 
ART 133
Course Description: 

Three-dimensional concepts, theories, and issues using a variety of media and processes. Readings, writings, and participation in course work exhibitions required.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
None.
CID Category: 
Design

Two-Dimensional Design

BYU Course Code: 
DES 115
Course Description: 

Formal and conceptual elements of design, color, and composition, using a variety of media.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
Pre-visual arts status.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Spec Prob in Graphic Design

BYU Course Code: 
DESGD 394R: Special Topics
Course Description: 

Individual study in graphic design of special interest.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
Instructor's consent.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Intermed. Digital Illustration

BYU Course Code: 
DESIL 310
Course Description: 

Intermediate problems in digital media.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
VAILL 210.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Narrative Illustration

BYU Course Code: 
DESIL 353
Course Description: 

Narrative problem solving patterns. Use of character, mood, and environment to tell a story or develop conceptual ideas. Study of media, aesthetic principles, and classic story models.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
Acceptance into illustration BFA.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

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