Telecommunications | Intro to Design & Production
T206 | 14053 | Haselton, M

This is a class in visual storytelling and creative problem solving,
with a heavy emphasis on screen media.  Over the course of the
semester, we’ll cover topics ranging from screenwriting to set
design, and shot framing to sound effects.  In addition, the course
will also emphasize the development of universal “design thinking”
skills, such as prototyping, the iterative process, and rapid

In order to highlight the practical application of concepts, the
curriculum includes weekly project-based assignments, an emphasis on
classroom discussion, and a substantial amount of group

Moreover, the visual nature of the course material means that
constant sketching and photography will be a large part of our
workload.  No previous drawing experience is necessary or expected,
but a willingness to practice and learn new skills is.

Lecture meets 4:00pm - 5:15pm TR. Friday discussion section

This course counts toward Arts and Humanities distribution
requirements in the College of Arts and Sciences. It may, or may
not, also count toward other degree requirements. For more
information about which requirements this course could fulfill see
the College of Arts and Sciences Bulletin at If you have
questions, or need additional help, see your academic advisor.