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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Two-Dimensional Design
Course: ART112

First Term: 2016 Spring
Lec + Lab   3.0 Credit(s)   6.0 Period(s)   5.1 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: S

Description: Study of fundamental elements and principles of two-dimensional design.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Describe the foundations, structure and function of design. (I)
2. Trace the historical background of design. (II)
3. Explain the relationship of aesthetics to design. (III)
4. Apply design principles and elements in an original composition. (IV, V)
5. Explain and use methods of presenting one`s own work. (VI)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Design Foundations
   A. Problem-solving
   B. Visual vocabulary
   C. Conceptual design
II. Historical Foundations
   A. Pre-1900
   B. Post-1900
III. Aesthetic Relationships in Design
   A. Visual awareness
   B. Conceptual awareness
   C. Artistic intent
IV. Design Principles
   A. Visual rhythm
   B. Emphasis
   C. Balance
   D. Unity
   E. Space
   F. Perspective
   G. Motion
V. Design Elements
   A. Line
   B. Value
   C. Texture
   D. Shape and form
   E. Color
VI. Presentation of Work
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 4-25-1995

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