DSN 105 Visual Communication

This course is an introduction to media studies, with an emphasis on the elements of visual form and the basic characteristics of time-based media and the fundamentals of mediated communication. Through theory and practice, the course is intended to develop the perceptual/cognitive and intellectual skills that will enhance an analytical appreciation and understanding of print, electronic, and moving image media, especially for students interested in graphic design, web development, advertising, and other fields in which visuals play a key role.