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VIS 1100 Design Foundations

Students are introduced to the fundamental principles and elements of design, through the application of critical and creative thinking skills, messaging, and storytelling; understanding of social and cultural context, human behavior, color, typography, image and modeling, resulting in traditional and digital conceptualization of visual communication projects. Two classroom, four lab hours per week.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Design
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Analyze, evaluate, and create design projects by applying the principles and elements of design.
  • Analyze, evaluate and create three-dimensional design projects.
  • Apply critical and creative thinking techniques to design projects.
  • Analyze, evaluate and create two-dimensional design projects.

Credit Hours: 4

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 4