Final designs must be well crafted and presented in a professional manner. This is both expected in the field, and shows you respect your own work as a designer.
Process is a crucial part of what you'll be learning in this class. For that reason, you are required to complete, keep, and turn in every sketch, note and rough design for each exercise and project. Projects will not be considered complete without all the working stages; you cannot skip any steps.
Attendance and participation in class for the full class period is mandatory. Studio classes provide the oportunity for interchange between student and teacher and among students. This interaction is vital to the learning process and cannot take place when a student is absent. Late arrival or early depature counts as 1/2 an absence. Any student who misses more than three classes will have final grade reduced one letter grade. Students are expected to attend all scheduled class meetings. It is the responsibility of students to plan their schedules to avoid excessive conflict with course requirements. However, there are legitimate and verifiable circumstances that lead to excused student absence from the classroom. These are subpoenas, jury duty, military duty, religious observances, illness, bereavement for immediate family, and NCAA varsity intercollegiate athletics. Find complete information here.
Attendance grading policy You may miss 3 classes, no questions asked. If you miss 4 classes, the maximum final grade you can earn is a B. If you miss 5 classes the maximum final grade you can earn is a C. If you miss 6 classes the maximum final grade you can earn is a D. With 7 or more absences, you fail the class. No exceptions, no excuses.