系所簡介 Introduction

教學目標

1. 配合國家文化與經濟建設需求,以培養學、術兼修之視覺設計專業人才為目標。

2. 施予文化、藝術與專業技能教育訓練,培養具宏觀視野、高度創造力、美學素養,掌握科技新知與市場趨勢。奠定視覺傳達設計與學術研究之能力。

3. 發展跨領域多元教學,運用藝術與設計資源,開發文化創意產業;發揚台灣特色,提升視覺設計之品質及品味。

4. 推展國際設計文化交流,提升國際競爭力。

發展特色

由於本學系是國內最早成立的大專院校設計專業科系,所以成為秉承傳統特色與前瞻視野的視覺傳達設計學系。

全藝術專業環境

本學系隸屬於藝術領域的專業環境內,學生得以接受全藝術專業環境薰陶,比綜合大學更能培養出獨特見解與思維的能力。此外,擁有豐富經驗與最悠久設計教學歷史,而且依社會環境的需求,規劃完整豐富的課程,完善的學制培育出不同階段之專業人才。

理論與實務均衡發展

本學系向來注重理論與實務均衡發展,學界與業界接軌的重要性,以期達成設計理念與實務相互落實的教學目標。

近年來,為因應多樣的媒體(multimedia)、新興的媒體通訊技術與數位科技時代的來臨,以及配合政府推展「文化創意產業」之理念,本學系在課程內容的規劃方面,結合理論與方法、文化與背景(context)、環境與人的因素、傳統與當代技術、視覺美學來制定全面的設計策略。這些策略運用在物質性作品(書、海報與包裝)、數位界面(網站、動畫)、環境(展覽、標誌系統)等。

課程強調人文藝術與數位科技相互整合的重要性,務必讓本學系學生成為理論與實務兼修的專業設計人才。

設備環境

本系為一棟四層樓之「設計大樓」

規劃有 : 視聽教室、素描教室、繪圖教室、電腦教室、攝影暗房、討論教室、圖書室、研究生研究室。 

主要為電腦及電腦周邊設備

重要者如:個人電腦40台、彩色繪圖機2台、多重反差放大機9台、筆記型電腦6台、雷射印表機2台、單槍投影機7台等。 

歷史淵源

「視覺傳達設計學系」成立於2000年,沿自1957年國立藝專時期之美工科設計組,1994年學院時期之「工藝學系」設計組。

本學系是國內最早設立的大專院校專業設計科系,為國內培育無數優秀設計人才。2004年成立「碩士班(含在職碩士專班)」,將基礎設計與進階研究統整,設立完整與健全之設計教學系統。

目前有專任教師9名,教授4名,副教授5名;兼任、專業教師五十餘人,師資陣容堅強。空間規劃及設施完善,課程豐富、多元,本學系是國內視覺設計教育的重要園地。

Brief introduction

  1. To meet with the needs of economic development, and of national cultural policies, we aim to cultivate professional designers with outstanding skills as our goal.
  2. Through the training programs, students will be equipped with professional skills as to understand the market trend, new technology, design aesthetic, academic research, creative thinking and capability, etc.
  3. We offer interdisciplinary programs by using art and design resources to develop cultural creative designs, to enhance features of Taiwan, and to promote the quality of designs, etc.
  4. We try our effort to promote international design culture exchange as well as international competitiveness.

Feature development

Our department is the first professional design department established in Taiwan, which inherits from the features of traditional and prospective visions of visual communication design.

Professional and Artistic Environment

Other than common universities, our campus surrounded with artistic environment, because all our departments and colleges are arts related with good tradition of training programs; therefore, students will be influenced and cultivated as excellent artists or designers by the artistic atmosphere.

Striking a Balance between Theory and Practice

We emphasize both theory and practice; further, we also concentrate on the connection between academic community and the design industry.

Recently, to face the uprising new technology as multi media, advanced media communication, and digital technology, etc. as well as to cope with governmental promoted cultural creative design industry, our programs will be emphasize on the multi-pronged strategy to adapt to the situation. To understand design theory, traditional technology as well as contemporary technology, cultural content, visual aesthetic, environmental and human factor, etc. and then, to apply to the fields of sign design, poster, packaging, website design, animation, exhibition design, and environmental design, etc. That is the process from the theory to practice.

Both liberal arts and digital technology will be concentrated on our discipline, and students will be equipped as professional designers with creative thinking, problem solving in theory as well as in reality.

Facilities

We have great facility in our department, the four story department building with variety of professional classrooms as audio-visual rooms, drawing rooms, computer rooms, laser cutter lab, photographic darkrooms, conference rooms, research rooms, library, and studio rooms, etc. for both undergraduate and graduate program using.

The department facilities as laser cutter, laser printers, color inkjet printers, personal computers, laptop computers, overhead projectors, photography enlargers, and a library, etc. and students are free to use all the equipment at the department.

History

The visual communication design department was founded in the year of 2000, which originated from craft department, the first art college in Taiwan in the year of 1994; however, originally the department was called industrial art department, National Taiwan Academy in the year of 1957.

A great number of professional designers graduated from this department, which is the first and one of the best design departments in Taiwan.

The graduate program was founded in the year of 2004 included the extension graduate program, and more advanced design programs are provided for students to further professional displine.

Faculty

Currently, we have 9 full-time faculties, including 4 professors, and 5 associate professors. Four of our full-time faculty members with Ph.D. degree in the fields of Art and Design, and there are over 50 faculty members including part-time faculty in our department.

Wonderful surroundings with good facilities, professional faculties and variety of challenging programs provided, to cultivate great designers will be expected.