Visual Communication Design Department Curriculum

Visual Communication Design Department Curriculum

Course Code Name of Compulsory Course Credits
SEMESTER I
DV234101 2 Dimensional Basic Design 6
DV234102 Life Drawing 4
DV234103 Communication 3
DV234104 History of Visual Communication Design 3
DW234106 Design Thinking 2
18
Course Code Name of Compulsory Course Credits
SEMESTER III
DV234301 Visual Communication Function 6
DV234302 Marketing Communication and Advertising 3
DV234303 Research Methodology 2
DV234304 Videography 3
DV234305 Creative Copywriting 3
DV234306 Photography 3
20
Course Code Name of Compulsory Course Credits
SEMESTER V
DV234501 VCD Socio Culture 6
DV234509 Motion Graphic 4
DV234510 Business Ethics 3
DV234511 Branding 3
Elective Courses 4
20
Course Code Name of Compulsory Course Credits
SEMESTER VII
DV234701 VCD Comprehensive 6
DV234702 Practical Work 3
DV234703 Capita Aesthetics 3
UG234901-906 Religion Courses 2
UG234911 Pancasila 2
UG234914 English 2
UG234915 Technopreneurship 2
20
Course Code Name of Elective Course Credits
SEMESTER V
DV234502 Comic and Graphic Novel 4
DV234503 Digital Content Creation 4
DV234504 Corporate Branding 4
DV234505 Arcade Game 4
DV234506 Basic CG Animation 4
DV234507 Experimental Photography 4
DV234508 Packaging 4
28
Course Code Name of Compulsory Course Credits
SEMESTER II
DV234201 3 Dimensional Basic Design 6
DV234202 Technical Drawing 3
DV234203 Typography 3
DV234204 Creativity Studies 3
SM234202 Mathemathics 3
18
Course Code Name of Compulsory Course Credits
SEMESTER IV
DV234401 Visual Communication Design Technology 6
DV234402 User Interface Design 3
DV234403 Digital Illustration 4
DV234404 Printing Technology 3
DV234405 Game Studies 2
DV234406 Visual Culture 2
20
Course Code Name of Compulsory Course Credits
SEMESTER VI
DV234601 DKV Creativepreneur 6
DV234609 Design Management 3
UG234912 Indonesian 2
UG234916 Applied Technology and Digital Transformation 3
UG234913 Civics 2
Elective Courses 4
20
Course Code Name of Compulsory Course Credits
SEMESTER VIII
DV234801 Final Project 8
8
TOTAL CREDITS 144
Course Code Name of Elective Course Credits
SEMESTER VI
DV234602 Visual Books 4
DV234603 Immersive Creative Media 4
DV234604 Environmental Branding 4
DV234605 Serious Game 4
DV234606 Experimental Animation 4
DV234607 Cinematography 4
DV234608 Product Branding 4
28
Course Code Name of Compulsory Course Credits
SEMESTER I
DV184101 Basic Design 1 5
DV184102 Life Drawing 1 4
UG184914 English 2
UG184913 Civics 2
UG1849xy Religion 2
SF184103 Physics 3
18
Course Code Name of Compulsory Course Credits
SEMESTER III
DV184301 Identity Design 6
DV184302 Typography 4
DV184303 Photography 4
DV184304 Design History 3
DV184305 Design Method and Creativity Studies 3
20
Course Code Name of Compulsory Course Credits
SEMESTER V
DV184501 Environmental Graphic Design 6
DV184502 Animation 4
DV184503 Printing and Graphic Technology 3
DV184504 Research and Design Methods 3
Elective Courses 3
19
Course Code Name of Compulsory Course Credits
SEMESTER VII
DV184701 Visual Communication Design Conceptual 6
DV184701 Practical Work 5
DV184701 Design Appreciation 3
DV184701 Design Marketing 3
UG184915 Technopreneurship 2
19
Course Code Name of Elective Course 1 Credits
SEMESTER V
DV184505 Editorial Design 3
DV184506 Merchandising 3
DV184507 Cinematography 3
DV184508 Experimental Photography 3
DV184509 Comics 3
15
Course Code Name of Compulsory Course Credits
SEMESTER II
DV184201 Basic Design 2 5
DV184202 Life Drawing 2 4
DW184201 Introduction to Built Environment 2
UG184911 Pancasila 2
UG184912 Indonesian 2
KM184151 Mathemathics 3
18
Course Code Name of Compulsory Course Credits
SEMESTER IV
DV184401 Promotional Design 6
DV184402 Illustration 3
DV184403 Videography 4
DV184404 Advertising 3
DV184405 Communications 2
20
Course Code Name of Compulsory Course Credits
SEMESTER VI
DV184601 Visual Branding Design 6
DV184602 Interface Design 4
DV184603 Marketing 3
UG184916 Concept of Technology 3
Elective Courses 3
20
Course Code Name of Compulsory Course Credits
SEMESTER VIII
DV184801 Final Project 8
DV184802 Design Management 3
11
TOTAL CREDITS 144
Course Code Name of Elective Course 2 Credits
SEMESTER VI
DV184604 Pattern Design 3
DV184605 Environmental Branding 3
DV184606 Animation and Digital Games 3
DV184607 Packaging Design 3
DV184608 Advanced Advertising 3
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The definition of the body of knowledge in the field of Design as written in the NASAD Handbook edition 2022-2023 is as follows:

1. Studio

Theory, practice, and experience taught in the studio atmosphere are important in preparing students for the stage of professional design career. The quality and quality of the student’s work is determined by the competence of the studio lectures conducted at the institute of design education. The design of the work encompasses concepts, processes, production of work, and criticism.
Thus, students should:

  • Achieving basic functional competencies i.e. visual organization, including the ability to process 2-dimensional and 3-dimension visual elements, the theory of colors and their applications, as well as drawing.
  • Be able to present work with professional and industry standards to demonstrate conceptual, visionary, and technical understanding.
  • Understand the history, current issues, processes, technologies, and direction of development in the field of visual communication design.
  • Have the opportunity to exhibit work, have experience, and engage in criticism and discussion related to their work and the work of others2.

2. History of Art, Theory, and Criticism.

Through comprehensive lectures related to the history of visual communication design, students should:

  • Learn to analyze the design work of both world design and Indonesian design work critically
  • Build an understanding of the general elements and vocabulary on visual communications design as well as the relationship between such elements, and be able to apply this knowledge in analysis.
  • Be able to explain a visual communication design work in the context of history, culture, and style.

3. Technology.

Students master the knowledge of technology and tools according to the competence of expertise.

4. Synthesis.

Students should be able to work independently in solving a variety of design problems by combining skills acquired in the studio, analysis, history, and technology according to the problems faced.

  Classroom

  Studio

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