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VIAR 344 - Graphic Design Portfolio Review


0 Credit(s). 0 Hour(s) Lab. 0 Hour(s) Lecture.

Beginning in the Spring Semester of 2024, this course is used for selective admissions and is a co-requisite of VIAR 345 Visual Communications. Students that do not sign up for the course will not be able to register for any other courses in the graphic design concentration. All students in the concentration must pass VIAR 344 with Credit and VIAR 345 with a grade of "C" or better. See Department of Visual Arts office for details.

Prereq: VIAR 235/236 or permission of instructor required.
  Coreq: VIAR 345. Rstr: Visual Arts majors concentrating in Graphic Design.

VIAR 345 - Visual Communications


3 Credit(s). 6 Hour(s) Lab. 0 Hour(s) Lecture.
 

Conceptual problem solving and instruction in industry-related technology.


 

Prereq: VIAR 121 or VIAR 122, VIAR 211, VIAR 235 or permission of instructor required.
  Rstr: Visual Arts majors concentrating Graphic Design.




VIAR 346 - Design Production Processes


3 Credit(s). 6 Hour(s) Lab. 0 Hour(s) Lecture.

Professional standards in print, digital, and emerging media with an emphasis on production.

Prereq: VIAR 345, VIAR 347 or permission of instructor required. Coreq: VIAR 348. Rstr: Visual Arts majors concentrating in Graphic Design.




VIAR 347 - Typography I


3 Credit(s). 6 Hour(s) Lab. 0 Hour(s) Lecture.

Visual order and concept development and typography as an expressive tool.

Prereq: VIAR 345 or permission of instructor required.
Rstr: Visual Arts majorn concentrating in Graphic Design.




VIAR 348 - Typography II


3 Credit(s). 6 Hour(s) Lab. 0 Hour(s) Lecture.

Applications and theories in type, module grid systems and branding in relation to key demographic research.

Prereq: VIAR 345, VIAR 347.
Coreq: VIAR 346.
Rstr: Visual Arts majors concentrating in Graphic Design.




VIAR 349 - Interactive Design


3 Credit(s). 6 Hour(s) Lab. 0 Hour(s) Lecture.

 

Development and implementation of user-centered digital interfaces with emphasis on visual and structural approaches.


 
 

Prereq: VIAR 345.
  Rstr: Visual Arts majors concentrating in Graphic Design.




VIAR 445 - Studio Practices I


3 Credit(s). 6 Hour(s) Lab. 0 Hour(s) Lecture.

Professional studio practices and development of client-based materials into integrated design systems.

Prereq: VIAR 346, VIAR 348 or permission of instructor required.
Rstr: Visual Arts majors concentrating in Graphic Design.




VIAR 446 - Studio Practices II


3 Credit(s). 6 Hour(s) Lab. 0 Hour(s) Lecture.


Integrated design and branding systems within the professional studio environment.

Prereq: VIAR 445 or permission of instructor required.
Coreq: VIAR 409. Visual Arts majors concentrating in Graphic Design.


VIAR 409 - Senior Art Project I


3 Credit(s). 6 Hour(s) Lab. 0 Hour(s) Lecture.

Ceramics, Computer Art and Animation, Media Art, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Graphic Design, Metalwork and Jewelry. Preparation of portfolio and exhibition in major area.

Rstr: Senior-level Visual Arts majors with 6 hours of 300 level courses in area of concentration.




VIAR 410 - Senior Capstone Art Project II


3 Credit(s). 6 Hour(s) Lab. 0 Hour(s) Lecture.


Ceramics, Computer Art and Animation, Media Art, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Graphic Design, Metalwork and Jewelry. Preparation of portfolio and exhibition in major area. Rstr: Senior-level Visual Arts majors with 6 hours of 300 level courses in area of concentration.