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Departmental Notes

For course descriptions and pre-requisite information click on the subject column next to the appropriate catalog number.

THIS DEPARTMENT ENFORCES UNDERGRADUATE PREREQUISITES. Please note that the registration system may not factor in transfer work when determining if prerequisites have been met. If you are unable to register for a course and think you have met the prerequisite(s), please contact an advisor from this department to inquire about obtaining a permission code. You may be administratively dropped from a course if the prerequisite has not been met.

DES 1630 - 001 Rapid Visualization

DES 1630 - 001 Rapid Visualization

  • Class Number: 11129
  • Instructor: Gibson, David B
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.5
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 5

DES 1630 - 003 Rapid Visualization

DES 1630 - 003 Rapid Visualization

  • Class Number: 18171
  • Instructor: Gibson, David B
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.5
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 0

DES 1631 - 001 Digital Communication

DES 1631 - 001 Digital Communication

  • Class Number: 11302
  • Instructor: HOOYER, CAMERON J
  • Component: Laboratory
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.5
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $35.00
  • Seats Available: 3

DES 1631 - 003 Digital Communication

DES 1631 - 003 Digital Communication

  • Class Number: 18172
  • Instructor: HOOYER, CAMERON J
  • Component: Laboratory
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.5
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $35.00
  • Seats Available: -1

DES 2615 - 001 Intro Design Thinking

DES 2615 - 001 Intro Design Thinking

  • Class Number: 8066
  • Instructor: WITCZAK, ANDREA
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 0

DES 2630 - 001 Design Contexts

DES 2630 - 001 Design Contexts

  • Class Number:
  • Instructor: LOCHER, MIRA
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $250.00
  • Seats Available: 64

DES 2630 - 002 Design Contexts

DES 2630 - 002 Design Contexts

  • Class Number: 17819
  • Instructor: Carraher, Erin E
  • Component: Laboratory
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: --
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 4

DES 3000 - 001 Comm III

DES 3000 - 001 Comm III

  • Class Number: 10973
  • Instructor: Mills, Jonathan
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.5
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $35.00
  • Seats Available: 0

DES 3010 - 001 Comm IV

DES 3010 - 001 Comm IV

  • Class Number: 11303
  • Instructor: Beck, Jon E
  • Component: Laboratory
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.5
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $35.00
  • Seats Available: -1

DES 3320 - 001 Typographic Comm and Book Des

DES 3320 - 001 Typographic Comm and Book Des

  • Class Number: 14250
  • Instructor: Thompson, Amy E
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $40.00
  • Seats Available: 1

DES 3611 - 001 Design Studio II

DES 3611 - 001 Design Studio II

  • Class Number: 10972
  • Instructor: Mills, Jonathan
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $50.00
  • Seats Available: 0
  • Class Number: 11318
  • Instructor: BUCHANAN, JACK R
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: -2

DES 3910 - 001 Praxis d1-S

DES 3910 - 001 Praxis d1-S

  • Class Number: 14252
  • Instructor: Varamäki, Anna K
  • Component: Clinical
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 0.5
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 1

DES 4010 - 002 Capstone Studio Minor


Students applying to the Design Major should register for DES 4011.

DES 4010 - 002 Capstone Studio Minor

  • Class Number: 11859
  • Instructor: AGUTTER, JAMES A
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $50.00
  • Seats Available: 7

Students applying to the Design Major should register for DES 4011.

DES 4011 - 001 Capstone Design Studio


Students applying to the Design Major should take DES 4011 instead of DES 4010. Email Elpitha@design.utah.edu to be added to the waitlist. Priority is given to students applying to the major Spring 2018.

DES 4011 - 001 Capstone Design Studio

  • Class Number: 18449
  • Instructor: MCAVOY, BOGART E
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: -2

Students applying to the Design Major should take DES 4011 instead of DES 4010. Email Elpitha@design.utah.edu to be added to the waitlist. Priority is given to students applying to the major Spring 2018.

DES 4011 - 002 Capstone Design Studio


Students applying to the Design Major should take DES 4011 instead of DES 4010. Email Elpitha@design.utah.edu to be added to the waitlist. Priority is given to students applying to the major Spring 2018.

DES 4011 - 002 Capstone Design Studio

  • Class Number: 18450
  • Instructor: TSOUTSOUNAKIS, ELPITHA D
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: -1

Students applying to the Design Major should take DES 4011 instead of DES 4010. Email Elpitha@design.utah.edu to be added to the waitlist. Priority is given to students applying to the major Spring 2018.

DES 4611 - 001 Design Studio IV

DES 4611 - 001 Design Studio IV

  • Class Number: 11860
  • Instructor: Bowen, Cord A
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $50.00
  • Seats Available: 4

DES 4810 - 001 Interaction Design

DES 4810 - 001 Interaction Design

  • Class Number: 11983
  • Instructor: Paries, Kristopher
  • Component: Seminar
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $25.00
  • Seats Available: 14

DES 4820 - 001 Advanced Dig. Product


Students must have completed DES 4810 to take this course.

DES 4820 - 001 Advanced Dig. Product

  • Class Number: 18431
  • Instructor: CROXTON, MICHAEL J
  • Component: Seminar
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 3

Students must have completed DES 4810 to take this course.

DES 4910 - 001 Praxis d2-S

DES 4910 - 001 Praxis d2-S

  • Class Number: 16809
  • Component: Clinical
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 0.5
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 19

DES 4955 - 002 Independent Study

DES 4955 - 002 Independent Study

  • Class Number: 18480
  • Instructor: WUEBKER, ROBERT J
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 0

DES 4955 - 003 Independent Study

DES 4955 - 003 Independent Study

  • Class Number: 18481
  • Instructor: AGUTTER, JAMES A
  • Component: Independent Study
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 5.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 0

DES 4999 - 001 Honors Thesis Project

DES 4999 - 001 Honors Thesis Project

  • Class Number: 12179
  • Instructor: Bowen, Cord A
  • Component: Honors Thesis Project
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 20

DES 5320 - 001 Typographic Comm and Book Des

DES 5320 - 001 Typographic Comm and Book Des

  • Class Number: 14251
  • Instructor: Thompson, Amy E
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 2

Minimum enrollment must be met or class will be canceled.
  • Class Number: 11861
  • Instructor: BOWEN, CAMERON S
  • Component: Studio
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $50.00
  • Seats Available: -1

Minimum enrollment must be met or class will be canceled.
  • Class Number: 11319
  • Instructor: BUCHANAN, JACK R
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 7
  • Class Number: 11862
  • Instructor: WUEBKER, ROBERT J
  • Instructor: ZIEMEK, TINA R
  • Component: Seminar
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 8