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Department of Communications Design

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Department-of-Communications-DesigHistory
Department of Communications Design was founded in 1997, as the first institution of tertiary education in Taiwan dedicated to new media design.Responding to burgeoning digital entertainment industries, the school was further organized into two divisions in 2004: Digital 3D Animation Design and Digital Creative Game Design. The goal of the Department of Communications Design is based on aesthetics, literature, psychology, semiotics, and philosophy, to integrate the training courses of media, product, space and environmental design, and to establish a playground of multimedia and digital creativities.
 
Developement
The goal of the Department of Communication Design is based on aesthetics, literature, psychology, semiotics, and philosophy, to integrate the training courses of media, product, space and environmental design, and to build up a paradise of multimedia and digital creation, so as to bring up interdisciplinary and creative designers.
 
Research Focus
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According to individual interests, students after the school are able to take the jobs of visual design, multimedia design, Cooperation Identification System, advertise design, press design, computer graphics design, virtual reality design, computer game design, web pages design, audio and video production, environmental visual design, professionalphotography, director, etc. ;As educators of universities, collages, high schools or technical institutions for design related disciplines; or go to related graduate.
 
Formulation - Modules
 
1.General Department ModulesIntroduction to DesignDesign DrawingDesign FundamentalComputer GraphicsVisual PsychologyComputer Aided DesignMedia Integrated DesignCopy WritingVisual PsychologyDesign MethodologyListening ComprehensionReading Comprehension:English
 
2.3D Animation ModulesDesign and Planning of 3D AnimationWeb Development and User Expeerience DesignDigtal 3D AnimationMotion GraphicsIntegrated 3D Animation DesignPortfolio
 
3.Digital Creative Game Design ModulesCreative Game DesignDigtal 3D Animation DesignGame programingOn-line Game PlanningGame ManagementIntegrated Game DesignPortfolio
 
Future Development
School of Communications Design proactively engages with academic and design bodies around the world and participates in international design events, such as competitions and festivals. Domestically, it closely collaborates Taiwans’ industries and government. It is spearheading efforts to establish cross strait exchange with Mainland design schools. It is also cultivating talents in accordance to government’s policy to promote digital content industries; its curriculum centers around creative game design, 3D animation, and information design to fulfill needs of burgeoning local industries. Since its inception, the department’s commitment to nurture talents has received recognitions worldwide, along with Shih Chien’s overall accomplishment in recent years. In 2007, Business Week named Shih Chien University’s School of Design as one of the world’s top 40 design schools, along side universities such as Harvard, M.I.T, Carnegie Mellon, and Stanford.