Course Info

GD 270: Semiotics and Visual Design

Design and designed products can be interpreted as signs that are the result of human needs and desires. This course examines theoretical issues in how design of a message or product influences the user's decision to read it, use it or buy it. Semiotics theory examines these concepts as well as design value and criteria for evaluation in contemporary culture.

Winter 2017-2018

Section: 501
Class number: 21114
Meeting time: TuTh 3:10PM - 4:40PM
Location: CDM 00632 at Loop Campus
CLOSED

Spring 2016-2017

Section: 601
Class number: 33900
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00526 at Loop Campus
CLOSED

Winter 2016-2017

Section: 501
Class number: 27084
Meeting time: MW 3:10PM - 4:40PM
Location: CDM 00632 at Loop Campus
CLOSED

Spring 2015-2016

Section: 601
Class number: 33266
Meeting time: Tu 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00213 at Loop Campus
CLOSED

Fall 2015-2016

Section: 401
Class number: 11327
Meeting time: Tu 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00213 at Loop Campus

Spring 2014-2015

Section: 601
Class number: 37224
Meeting time: Th 10:05AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00632 at Loop Campus
CLOSED

Fall 2014-2015

Section: 401
Class number: 10166
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: DPAUL C106C at Loop Campus

Fall 2013-2014

Section: 401
Class number: 11101
Meeting time: TuTh 3:10PM - 4:40PM
Location: CDM 00632 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Guy Villa