May 30, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

DCD 102 - Information Design (3 credits)


An introductory course that provides students with an overview of the concepts and methods of information design, the process of presenting information in a clear and effective way. This course focuses on information design in the humanities, and covers topics ranging from an introduction to the basic principles of visual information representation to hands-on applications of those concepts in creating digital documents. Students will explore a wide variety of free and professional software applications used in information design, including online mapping applications such as Google Maps and ArcGIS Online, infographics applications such as Piktochart, and interactive presentation applications such as Prezi. F, S, Su.