Media Arts and Technologies @ MiraCosta College


Mat 185 | Graphic Design 3: Design and Layout

3 Units
Advisories: MAT 135
Prerequisites: None
Acceptable for Credit: CSU
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 3 hours
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

This course covers the process of creating effective, efficient, and dynamic layouts to solve complex design problems. Students explore every stage of the design process, including concept development, intuitive design, and structural hierarchy and grid design. The course emphasizes developing a creative problem-solving approach and refining a personal design sense.

MAT185 is a the final course in the Graphic Design sequence. While it is acceptable to take MAT155: Graphic Design 2 after taking MAT 185, it is highly recomended that MAT135: Graphic Design 1 be completed as the first course in the sequence.