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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Two Dimensional Design (ART222)


Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies. 

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain the role of the graphic designer; define and use vocabulary, terms, and definitions pertaining to composition, color theory, and major art movements in history; identify and analyze the major art movements from prehistory to contemporary; identify and analyze traditional and digital color systems; analyze the historical, symbolic, and psychological use of color; apply the principles of concept, form, content, color, perspective, and design principles and elements to design; create textures out of letterforms used as shape through the application of  transformation principles; apply color principles to create complementary color palettes within design; synthesize theory with practical design skills to create basic designs, placing emphasis on visual hierarchy while combining images and multiple levels of text; critically analyze peers and personal designs; and implement problem-solving skills to improve designs.


Topics include: Principles of two-dimensional design, color theory, and an overview of the major art movements. Students analyze and employ design elements and relationships, which foster aesthetic appreciation and critical analysis skills. The historical, psychological and cultural aspects of color are explored to help students develop appropriate design and color decisions.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Art (2/11) (4/16 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).