Design IV: Capstone

DESMA X 479.6P

In this thesis-oriented capstone course, Design Communication Arts students put all they've learned into action to tackle real-world design projects in the civic realm.

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Fall
Spring
In-Person
Starting at $829.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Experience a class that functions as closely to a studio/agency environment as possible
  • Working as a team, isolate a design problem in the civic realm
  • Research and develop a brand’s opportunities, including interviewing stakeholders
  • Identify and articulate brand strategy and goals
  • Build design assets and deliverables to communicate the brand positioning
  • Refine skills in brainstorming, researching, and group critique

About this course:

In this thesis-oriented capstone course, Design Communication Arts students put all they've learned into action to tackle real-world design projects in the civic realm. Public presentation, collaboration, observation, research, and problem-solving skills are emphasized.
Prerequisites
All core design courses or departmental approval.

Winter 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: John Beach
395900
Fee:
$829.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
ENROLL BY: Jan 9, 2024
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Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 16, 2024
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 9, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Jan 16, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Jan 23, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Jan 30, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Feb 6, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Feb 13, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Feb 20, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Feb 27, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Mar 5, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Mar 12, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Mar 19, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113

Spring 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens February 05, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: John Beach
397020
Fee:
$829.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 09, 2024
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Apr 2, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Apr 9, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Apr 16, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Apr 23, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Apr 30, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue May 7, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue May 14, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue May 21, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue May 28, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Jun 4, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Jun 11, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113

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