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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Classroom
Online
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.

Fall 2018 Schedule

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

Available
-
Instructor: Michelle Constantine
363165
Fee:
$784.00
4 days left. Enroll by Sep 25, 2018
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Notes

Fee does not include cost of art supplies.

Enrollment limited. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 28, 2018
Course Requirements

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

Available
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Henry Mateo
362996
Fee:
$759.00
4 days left. Enroll by Sep 25, 2018
See Details
Notes

Fee does not include cost of art supplies.

Enrollment limited. No refund after October 2.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 2, 2018
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Sep 25, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Tue Oct 2, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Tue Oct 9, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Tue Oct 16, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Tue Oct 23, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Tue Oct 30, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Tue Nov 6, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Tue Nov 13, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Tue Nov 20, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Tue Nov 27, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Discussion
Tue Dec 4, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407
Available
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Thursday, Saturday
Instructor: "Jag" Jeff Aguila
363160
Fee:
$759.00
6 days left. Enroll by Sep 27, 2018
See Details
Notes

No meeting November 22.

Fee does not include cost of art supplies.

Enrollment limited. No refund after October 4.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 4, 2018
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Sep 27, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Oct 4, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Oct 11, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Oct 18, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Oct 25, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Nov 1, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Nov 8, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Nov 15, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Nov 22, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Nov 29, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Thu Dec 6, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 408
Discussion
Sat Dec 8, 2018
2:00PM - 5:00PM
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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