Design Fundamentals

DESMA X 479.6A
A hands-on introduction to the creative process and core elements of successful graphic design.
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Online
Classroom
Starting at $759.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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 2019 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
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Instructor: Michelle Constantine
364281
Fee:
$784.00
55 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2019
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Notes

Fee does not include cost of art supplies.

Enrollment limited. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 13, 2019
Course Requirements

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: "Jag" Jeff Aguila
364280
Fee:
$759.00
56 days left. Enroll by Jan 10, 2019
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Notes

 

Fee does not include cost of art supplies.

Enrollment limited. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 16, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Jan 10, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Thu Jan 17, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Thu Jan 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Thu Jan 31, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Thu Feb 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Thu Feb 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Thu Feb 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Thu Feb 28, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Thu Mar 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Thu Mar 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Thu Mar 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Available
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Masaki Koike
364311
Fee:
$759.00
55 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2019
See Details
Notes

 

Fee does not include cost of art supplies.

Enrollment limited. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 15, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 9, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Wed Jan 16, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Wed Jan 23, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Wed Jan 30, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Wed Feb 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Wed Feb 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Wed Feb 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Wed Feb 27, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Wed Mar 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Wed Mar 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Wed Mar 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408

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This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

What you will learn.

  • Create impactful, clear compositions with intention and understanding of the major design principles
  • Gain the fundamental knowledge and strategy to solve any visual design problem
  • 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
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