FINA 1142: Foundation Design Studio

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Course Format Lecture 0.5 h + Seminar 1.0 h + Lab. 2.5 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

Students are equipped with the fundamental tools to engage with the industrial design process. Stressing idea development and object creation, this course introduces a range of professional, industry standard techniques, materials, and processes. In this hands-on course, students explore various object development strategies to further develop their core 2D and 3D design skills and develop familiarity with the methodologies of design thinking.

Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Diploma in Fine Arts.

Prerequisite(s): One of LET 3 or LPI with a minimum 26 on the essay and one of 5 in English usage, 5 in sentence structure, or 10 in reading comprehension; a minimum 70% in English Studies 12 or equivalent; a minimum 70% in Literary Studies 12; a minimum 70% in English First Peoples 12; a minimum "C-" in a university-level English or communications course for which Langara awards transfer credit; a minimum "C" in ENGL 1120; an "S" grade in one of ENGL 1107, 1108, or 1110.

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