Course Schedule for Fall 2018


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MPDC-550-101

Design Management & Strategy

This course introduces students to design management concepts. Students learn to work at the intersection between visual design and business strategy. The course covers an overview of business fundamentals; students learn how to successfully manage a team and visual projects within visual communications and design industry, advertising and marketing, creative processes and business models, client relations and management, and business development and evaluation.

Note: Foundation course requirement for the DMC program.

  • Course #: MPDC-550-101
  • CRN: 34360
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Bloom, G.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Dec 21, 2018

MPDC-600-101

Design Thinking

Design thinking is a creative way to problem solve. Through a series of design challenges, this course prepares students to lead teams in envisioning new ideas by using both creative and strategic skills and developing innovative solutions to real-world design issues.

Note: Foundation course requirement for the DMC program.

  • Course #: MPDC-600-101
  • CRN: 34361
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Kupersmit, B.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Dec 21, 2018

MPDC-520-101

Visual Communications

In today’s digital world, it has become necessary for communicators to use visual tools to communicate ideas effectively. In this course, students learn how to research, apply and critique typography, color strategies, digital imaging, design principles, and visual trends. Students should have working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suites and other relevant computer programs prior to taking this course.

Note: Foundation course requirement for the DMC program.

  • Course #: MPDC-520-101
  • CRN: 34359
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Wang, X.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Dec 21, 2018

MPDC-520-102

Visual Communications

In today’s digital world, it has become necessary for communicators to use visual tools to communicate ideas effectively. In this course, students learn how to research, apply and critique typography, color strategies, digital imaging, design principles, and visual trends. Students should have working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suites and other relevant computer programs prior to taking this course.

Note: Foundation course requirement for the DMC program.

  • Course #: MPDC-520-102
  • CRN: 35591
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Wang, X.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Dec 21, 2018