Description: Studio, six hours; outside study, nine hours. Completion of preparation for major and upper-division core courses required. Requisite: course 101 or 104. Selected topics in design and media arts explored through variety of approaches that may include projects, readings, discussion, research papers, and oral presentations. Topics announced in advance. May be repeated for maximum of 15 units with topic change. Fifteen units may be applied toward area studies. Letter grading.