ART-348: Maps of Places, Information and the Mind

3 credit hours

This course will look at contemporary and historical methods and concepts involved in both design and artistic mapping of places, data, and information. Mapping is a form of understanding the world around us and and graphic design, among many other disciplines, have traditionally used maps and information design in order to organize and make sense of data. Students will learn the underlying structures and philosophies of mapping while creating their own visual and conceptual maps. These maps, and other exercises involving design thinking and research may be used in the creation of advertising campaigns, literature, and comics.

Prerequisites: ART-255 or ART-265