Design Fundamentals

DESMA X 479.6A

A hands-on introduction to the creative process and core elements of successful graphic design.

READ MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Remote Instruction
Online
Starting at $759.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Gain the fundamental knowledge and strategy to solve any visual design problem
  • Create impactful, clear compositions with intention and understanding of the major design principles
  • Understand targeted research, design thinking, and knowledge of the principles and components of graphic design
  • Use the industry-standard method and language for discussing, analyzing, and critiquing compositions

About this course:

This is a hands-on introduction to the creative process and core elements of graphic design for a variety of outputs, including print and electronic media. Topics include research, typography, imagery, and concept development. Projects are progressive and critiqued.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Available
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Grace Magnus
377451
Fee:
$759.00
32 days left. Enroll by Jan 5, 2021
See Details
Notes

Fee does not include cost of art supplies.

Enrollment limited. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 09, 2021
Available
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Michelle Constantine
377457
Fee:
$759.00
33 days left. Enroll by Jan 6, 2021
See Details
Notes

Fee does not include cost of art supplies.

Enrollment limited. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 10, 2021
Course Requirements
Book: Graphic Design: The New Basics by Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
-
Thursday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Jag - Jeffrey Aguila
377400
Fee:
$759.00
34 days left. Enroll by Jan 7, 2021
See Details
Notes

Fee does not include cost of art supplies.

Enrollment limited. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 14, 2021
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jan 7, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jan 14, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jan 21, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jan 28, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 4, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 11, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 18, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 25, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Mar 4, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Mar 11, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Mar 18, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

Keep up to date on the latest news and offerings in UX/Graphic Design

vector icon of building

Corporate Education

Learn how we can help your organization meet its professional development goals and corporate training needs.

Learn More

vector icon of building

Donate to UCLA Extension

Support our many efforts to reach communities in need.

Innovation Programs

Student Scholarships

Coding Boot Camp

Lifelong Learning