The Art of Design-Architecture to Fashion

Course Number: 6040000CW

*Schedule-less Course

Description: This survey course is an introduction to the principles of design. Students will become competent in several types of design software: Computer-Aided Design, Graphic Design, Architectural Design, & Fashion Design.
During the first nine weeks, students will use tutorials and videos to create basic designs using the varied design software. This work will be schedule-less with the expectation that students will meet weekly assignment deadlines. Daily participation will be self-paced & grades based on student competency. In the second nine weeks, students will pick a “major” & continue more in-depth projects with their selected software. This work will culminate in a project presentation based on the student work for this period.

Number of Credits: 1

Potential Careers*: CAD designer, Machinists and Tool and Die Makers, Drafter, Architectural and Civil Drafters, Graphic Designer, Experiential designer.  Advertising, Digital Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Fashion Designer

Salary Range: $28,000 – $83,000

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