Aug 16, 2022
MACA 2050 - Design 3
Credit Hours: 4.00
Prerequisites: MACA 1025 , MACA 1055 ; and MACA 1200 or MACA 1320
(formerly MACA 2020)
Students design three-dimensional design concepts for various forms of communication using a variety of media, computer programs, materials, and techniques in black and white, and color. May be taken twice for credit.
Billable Contact Hours: 6
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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to create visual experiences.
- Interpret information, plan, and create a solution.
- Use the creative process, digital, traditional, practical, or other methods.
- Use dominant and sub-dominant principles.
- Apply 2-D and 3-D principles to their work.
Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will decipher design principles.
- Analyze the market for the intended product.
- Collect data about pertaining to the product.
- Develop a plan for maximizing strategies.
Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate proficiency in their design strategies.
- Pitch their idea to a group of peers.
- Discuss the strategies for their designs.
- Receive feedback and update their work.
Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will employ good craftsmanship.
- Use appropriate materials.
- Create polished designs.
- Work through planning, tweaking, finalizing artwork.
- Create updatable designs
COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.
CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
- Curvilinear/Mechanical/Dynamic line study
- Organic/Rectilinear/Hybrid shape study
- Depth/Form/Texture/Value/Color study
- Design History
- Logo design for business and industry
* This problem varies from semester to semester.
- Mid-semester evaluation
- 3-dimensional design: horizontal/vertical/geometric/curved/dynamic
- Point of purchase display
Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088
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