Visual Arts

2D Character Animation

BYU Course Code: 
DESAN 362R
Course Description: 

Character animation and performance animation.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
VAANM 131 & VAANM 160 & VAANM 262.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Intro to Digital Imaging

BYU Course Code: 
DESPH 120
Course Description: 

Photography-based digital imaging, including film scanning, digital capture, color management, Photoshop instruction, fine art and commercial print output, and archiving.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
VAPHO 116.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Corporate Identity Design

BYU Course Code: 
DESGD 340: Branding 1
Course Description: 

Current philosophy in corporate identification and trademark design. Design trademarks, logotypes, and identity programs.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
VAGD 243.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Introduction to Media Design

BYU Course Code: 
DESGD 280 Media Design 1
Course Description: 

Introduction to the process and methodology of creating graphic design across multiple media types. An introduction to designing interactive experiences, interfaces for digital applications, and communicating by applying motion to design.
Students learn standard graphic design software as a tool to implement creative solutions to visual design problems. Lots of focus on creative/design process, ideation, revision, planning, etc.

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

Practicum in Graphic Design

BYU Course Code: 
VAGD 346
Course Description: 

Market applications, portfolio preparation, and other aspects of graphic design. Individual portfolio projects designed to develop graphic design skills.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
VA 111 & VA 114 & VA 115.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Intro to 2D Animation Skills

BYU Course Code: 
DESAN 160
Course Description: 

Foundational principles and techniques for animation, storyboarding, design, and a variety of two-dimensional animation skill sets.

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

Hist Graphic Desgn

BYU Course Code: 
DESGD 349
Course Description: 

Survey of visual communication.

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

Bus Practices for Graphic Des

BYU Course Code: 
DESGD 488: Studio Practices for Graphic Design
Course Description: 

Business aspects of the graphic design profession.

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

Vis Dev + Character Design

BYU Course Code: 
DESAN 361R
Course Description: 

Design characters, props, and environments for various uses in animation and print.

Department: 
Does the course meet general education requirements?: 
No
Prerequisites: 
VAANM 250R & VAANM 265.
Prerequisites Yes/No: 
Yes, there are prerequisites
CID Category: 
Design

Introduction to Graphic Design

BYU Course Code: 
DESGD 245: Design 1
Course Description: 

Introductory course that explores visual communication through the study of form, visual principles, theoretical and visual experimentation, concept development, and creative thinking. Students examine the connection between visual form, context, and the creation of meaning.

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

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