First Year: Foundations

Digital Media Design I

DES150 Digital Media Design I provides an introduction to the fundamentals of design theory and process in digital media. Utilizing current technologies, students explore basics of motion graphics and interaction design. Students are schooled in hardware and software components including the Apple operating system, image manipulation and digital drawing tools, file types, font management, and document set up. Students learn to manage digital font and image libraries. They use the latest software to create pixel-based imagery and vector based drawings. Exercises utilize a combination of software programs and image making techniques to create multi-media projects.

This studio course is required for students in the School of Design, First Year Program. 
​Space permitting, it is open as an elective to undergraduate students in the College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts.