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    Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  Jan 20, 2018
Academic Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CDGD308X Design for Social Action 3 cr.

This course for juniors/seniors/graduates aims to introduce students to addressing issues related to the design of communications in the social/humanitarian arena. Emphasizing the designer’s responsibility, ethics, culpability and awareness of the messages the world really needs shared, coursework will include projects and exercises to convey messages for the betterment of the world, via political, personal expression and/or social environmental change, where design becomes responsive and an active and positive force in visual culture and therefore an integral part in the well-being of our communities local and global.

Prerequisites: CDGD220

Departmental Elective