Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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DDM 200 - Survey of Design and Film History

3 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): DDM 120  and WR 121Z  or designated placement.

Course Description: This is a survey course on the major developments, movements and critical approaches of design and film from the Industrial Revolution to the present. This course emphasizes an understanding of the historical, cultural, commercial and aesthetic contexts that influence graphic and cinematic styles of the twentieth century, using the works of designers, artists film-makers. Students will conduct research, prepare a research paper, a presentation and create a poster on a chosen subject of the 20th Century. Additional lab hours required.

Course Level: Career/Tech Preparatory

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Identify in a comprehensive way the general development of design and film within a historical context.
  • CLO#2: Recognize and describe a particular historical style and the designers, artists, and film-makers throughout contemporary history that have made significant contributions to their craft. (ILO: Communication)
  • CLO#3: Identify and apply artistic characteristics of a style to a design project.

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